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Ethiopian Oromo singer, Haacaaluu shot dead in Addis Ababa

Haacaaluu Hundeessaa, a prominent Oromo singer, songwriter, was shot dead today in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa around Galan Condominium site.

The artist who was rushed to Tirunesh Beijing General Hospital after the attack succumbed to the injuries he sustained shortly after.

Addis Ababa Police Commission Commissioner Getu Argaw said Haacaaluu, 36, was shot dead in Akaki Kality Sub City Wereda 4, Galan Condominium site. Investigations have launched & “some suspects” are under police custody. The Commissioner has appealed for calm.

Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, expressed condolences to all those who are grieving the loss of the “incredible & shining young artist Haacaaluu Hundeessaa,” he said the government is expecting reports of the investigations.

“We are at a time when, by understanding the depth of the incident, we pay attention to events happening in our country. Let’s express our grievances while taking care of ourselves and preventing additional crimes,” the Prime Minister concluded.

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