Regional Police said it will not tolerate forces that strive to spoil peace in Oromia region.
The efforts made over the past six months to resolve the problems in western parts of the state peacefully cost the regional state a lot, Commissioner of the Oromia Police Commission, AlemayehuEjigu, told reporters Monday.
About 29 civilians and 12 police officers, including two zonal department heads, were killed during the past four months alone, Alemayehu said.
Moreover, 77 police officers and 40 militias were injured, he said.
Some public institutions in West and East Wollega, Kelem Wollega and HoroGuduru Wollega zones of the regional state have ceased providing services, the Commissioner indicated. (Daily Monitor)