2020 Benishangul-Gumuz bus attack

The 2020 Ethiopia bus attack was a mass shooting on a bus in western Ethiopia on 14 November 2020. It occurred in Benishangul-Gumuz Region, as the bus was travelling between Wenbera and Chagni in the context of the wider Metekel conflict. The attack left at least 34 people dead.[2] Aljazeera reported that the violence as ethnically motivated, and targeted campaign by ethnic Gumuz militias against ethnic Amhara and Agew living in Metekel.[1]

2020 Ethiopia bus attack
Part of Amhara genocide
Benishangul-Gumuz is located in Ethiopia
Benishangul-Gumuz
Benishangul-Gumuz
Benishangul-Gumuz (Ethiopia)
LocationBenishangul-Gumuz region , Ethiopia
Date14 November 2020
TargetAmhara and Agew passengers[1]
Attack type
Mass shooting
WeaponsGuns
Deaths34
Injured0
Perpetrators

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  1. ^ a b "Dozens killed in 'gruesome' bus attack in western Ethiopia". Al Jazeera English. 15 November 2020. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  2. ^ "Gunmen in western Ethiopia kill at least 34 people in bus attack, rights body says". Reuters. 15 November 2020.