Deadly explosion in Adis Ababa

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A hand-grenade exploded, Thursday, in the Ethiopian capital, Adis Ababa, causing injuries to more than 30 people. Nine of the victims are reported to be in critical condition. The explosion occured at the central bus station. The federal police, however, confirms that the deadly explosion does not appear to be a terrorist attack. “It seems a passenger was carrying the grenade in their luggage and it detonated accidentally,” Demash Hailu, commander of the federal police has said.

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