October 30, 2012
On 28 October 2012, Ethiopian military personnel engaged in widespread looting of businesses in the Ogaden town of Degahbour.
This article was published by Ogaden Online.
Reports reaching Ogaden Online service desk from the town of Degahbour confirm massive looting of businesses in the town by the Ethiopian military and its associated militia on Oct 28, 2012. In the most blatant attack on civilians and their property, the Ethiopian military looted the entire Degahbour business in broad daylight. Credible sources within the Ethiopian government confirmed that the looting have been organized and carried out by the Ethiopian military and its associated militia. A venerable resident of the town confirmed that Abdi Iley, the local Jigjiga administration spearheaded the despicable operation carried against the Ogaden civilians in the town of Degahbour.