Five killed in Ethiopia
ADDIS ABABA - Agence France-PresseGunmen killed five European tourists and kidnapped two other foreigners who were visiting the famed Erta Ale volcano in the remote northeast of Ethiopia, the government said .
The volcano is one of Africa’s most spectacular and lies in the Afar depression where local rebels have claimed attacks and kidnappings in the past. “Two Hungarians were killed in Ethiopia and another lightly wounded... In total, five people were killed: two Germans, two Hungarians and an Austrian,” Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s spokesman said. “Two Italians were able to escape, two Belgians were lightly wounded,” he added.