Updated: Jul 2, 2022
Update on June 18th, 2022 Amhara Massacre in the Tole Kebele, Gimbi Woreda, West Wollega Zone of Ethiopia’s Oromia Region by Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) militants.
The Amhara Association of America (AAA) has confirmed at least 503 Amhara civilians were killed and identified 282 by name. Other organizations are reporting causalities could be in the thousands.
Background on the massacre of hundreds of Amhara civilians by OLA militants in Tole Kebele (Gimbi Woreda, West Wollega Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia) On June 18th, 2022, Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) militants entered Tole Kebele (district) [Gimbi Woreda (district), West Wollega Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia] and opened fire on Amhara civilians in a nine hour long killing spree which spanned ten villages: The massacre lasted for nine hours from morning (8:00 a.m. l
ocal time) up to the late afternoon (5:00 p.m. local time) on June 18th, 2022.
Written by AAA (Amhara Association of America)