Explosion Hits the Grand Anwar Mosque in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Explosion in Addis Ababa
Grand Anwar Mosque in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Explosion in Addis Ababa

Ethiopian News,  Friday Dec. 11, 2015

A grenade blast hit the Grand Anwar Mosque in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Friday Dec. 11, 2015. The explosion struck the Mosque in the city’s Mercato market area as worshipers left Friday prayers at about 1:30 PM.

The grenade attack wounded at least 24 people at the biggest mosque, 5 of them seriously.

Ethiopian Federal and Addis Ababa city police arrived at the scene after the blast.
Ethiopian Information Minister Getachew Reda said they are not sure who is responsible for the grenade attack at the Grand Anwar Mosque but investigations are underway.