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In Ethiopia the number of people killed during protests over the death of the singer has reached 239

The number of people killed during protests in Ethiopia after the country's capital Addis Ababa, was killed popular singer Chacala Hundessa increased to 239, according to Agence France-Presse, citing local police.

Earlier it was reported about 166 victims.

Earlier it was reported another 10 dead in Addis Ababa.

The protests erupted after the shot was an outstanding singer, the largest ethnic group in the country. Chacala Hundessa (Hachalu Hundessa), famous for its political songs, was seen as the mouthpiece of the people of Oromo in the years of anti-government protests that brought to power Prime Minister Abe Ahmed Ali in 2018. On Monday night, the singer was shot dead in the capital, Addis Ababa.