Amhara region breathes sigh of relief as major cities return to routine
Numerous urban centers within Ethiopia’s Amhara region are witnessing a gradual restoration of normalcy following a recent period of conflict.
Inhabitants of cities such as Gondar and Debre Birhan have observed a notable improvement in their localities, signifying a reduction in hostilities and a move towards peace.
Residents bear witness to the restoration of regularity in daily life. A Bajaj vehicle operator in Debre Birhan has expressed, “We have commenced our job yesterday, and the city has returned to its previous calm.”
The current tranquility succeeds a phase of turbulence, during which inhabitants reported episodes of exchange of gunfire between state security forces and armed factions. An individual residing in Debre Birhan city communicated to Addis Standard, stating, “Last week, on Wednesday, the city experienced a crossfire between government forces and armed groups.”