Ethiopia Thwarting an attack on the UAE embassy in Addis Ababa

The official Ethiopian News Agency said today, Wednesday, citing a statement from the intelligence service, that the authorities have arrested 15 people on charges of plotting to attack the United Arab Emirates embassy in Addis Ababa.

The agency said the group was operating under the direction of foreigners. She added that a quantity of weapons, explosives and documents were seized during the operation.

“The group received the mission from a foreign terrorist group and was preparing to inflict severe damage to property and lives,” she explained.