Clashes erupt in the Kolfe Keranio sub-city, near Burayu weybela Mariam Church.
His Holiness Abune Melkizedek, Archbishop of the Diocese of Addis Ababa and Gurage, leads the procession to restore the Archdiocese by calming the situation and comforting the parishioners.
Ethiopian Government Communication Service; He said the baptism ceremony was celebrated colorfully and peacefully throughout Ethiopia. But was disrupted by clashes in Addis Ababa’s Kolfe Keranio sub-city, weybela church near Burayu, resulting in deaths and serious injuries.
“The government will investigate and bring to justice those responsible for its actions” – Government Communications.
He said the government was deeply saddened by the loss of the holiday and the loss of life and injuries.
“The government would investigate the incident and bring those responsible to justice.”
“Any attempt to divert our resources, such as the Feast of Baptism, which has been a hallmark of our Ethiopian identity for centuries and our strong social interaction, will fail,” he added.