At least ten killed as seating area collapses at Ethiopian festival Jan 21, 2020 0 123 12345 Gondar: At least ten people were killed on Monday and scores injured when a seating area collapsed during a major Orthodox Christian celebration in Ethiopia, with fears the death toll could rise.The accident occurred just before 8am (0500 GMT) on Monday in Gondar, a historic city in the country’s north, where every year more than a million people gather for the epiphany festivities known as Timkat.Two doctors at the University of Gondar Hospital told AFP that 10 people died when the spectator stands gave way suddenly at Fasilides’ Bath, where thousands typically gather to watch worshippers plunge into the holy waters. “I can tell you up to now we have 10 dead. The number of injured is 100 or even 150,” said one senior doctor at the hospital. (AFP) Pages 12 POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Public uproar in protest-hit Lebanon over FM’s Davos invite Jan 21, 2020 0 15 Three Iraqi protesters killed as anger boils over govt ‘procrastination’ Jan 21, 2020 0 15 Suicide bomber kills nine civilians in western Chad Jan 21, 2020 0 82 Militants attack key aid facility in northeast Nigeria Kano: Heavily armed jihadists have carried out an “extremely violent” attack on a vital aid facility housing United Nations workers in northeast Nigeria, the UN said on Monday. No aid workers were harmed in the assault, .. EU ministers mull relaunch of naval mission to protect Libya peace DPA Brussels EU foreign ministers discussed the bloc’s role in implementing a peace process for Libya on Monday, including the possible relaunch of a naval mission that was suspended last year amid a fierce migration .. Iran’s FM Zarif suggests abandoning nuclear deal DPA Tehran Iranian officials presented mixed messages on the future of the 2015 deal to constrain its nuclear programmes, with the country’s foreign minister suggesting Tehran might pull out, while a spokesperson for ..