Police in Ethiopia use live rounds to disperse demonstrators: witnesses

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Posted: Oct 26, 2017 7:40 AM

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Police in Ethiopia's restive Oromiya region fired live rounds on Thursday to disperse demonstrators in the town of Ambo, witness said.

Residents in the area told Reuters that demonstrators blocked the town's main road in protest, sparking clashes with police. "Some protesters were injured," a witness said.

(Reporting by Aaron Maasho; Editing by Elias Biryabarema and Toby Chopra)