Suspects in Benishangul-Gumuz bus attack nabbed
Authorities said they have apprehended two individuals suspected of involvement in the Tuesdays ambush on a bus in Benishangul-Gumuz is north western Ethiopia.
The attack, which occurred at dawn at a place called Teiba in Sherkole Wereda, some 100 km south of Asossa, seat of the Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, left nine people dead.
The two suspects are allegedly principal offenders in the attack which also wounded six others, FBC quoted Assefa Biratu, head of the region’s Security Affairs Coordinating Bureau, as saying.
The head said the suspects poured benzene on the car and set it on fire after the attack. Eight others, who might have had a role in the attack, are being investigated
Assefa said authorities are working with the community to apprehend other suspects.