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December 31, 2019

Kidnappers kill 6 teenage abductees

Kidnappers kill 6 teenage abductees

Kidnappers have murdered six teenagers in Ethiopia after their demands for ransom were denied.

The six victims were buried on Tuesday, a state-owned Amharic regional broadcaster said.

Shortly before Christmas eight youths aged from 10 to 16 had been abducted in the region of Gondar.

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One teenager was able to escape, another was severely injured and is hospitalised.

The kidnappers had demanded a ransom payment of 120,000 birr (3,760 dollars)

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