Two young engineers, Asrat Shika and Robel Lidetu, were shot dead by gunmen on Sunday, June 8, 2013 while traveling to Amaro Special Woreda for work. The incident took place in Jelo Kebele.
The Amaro Special Woreda Police Office confirmed the killings and said the office reported the matter to the Southern Nations Nationalities and People’s Regional State Police Commission.
On the other hand, the Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Region Construction Authority, in a statement expressed its condolences over the death of the engineers..
An official of the Authority did not elaborate but described the incident as “sudden death.”