Addis Ababa (HAN) September 11. 2020. Monitoring Regional Issues. Ethiopian authorities on Thursday warned of a possible “terror attack” in the capital Addis Abba.The warning came as nearly 110 million citizens across the country began celebrations on the eve of Ethiopia’s New Year.
Addis Ababa Police Commission said security agents have found pre-incident indicators of a terror attack targeting New Year celebrations in the city.
The officials, however, did not give details on the alleged attackers or targetted areas.
The authorities have temporarily banned fireworks during the festivities for security reasons.
“Everyone in Addis Ababa is prohibited from displaying fireworks during the New Year’s celebrations to prevent crime,” police said.