The National Intelligence arrested terrorist group
The National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) has announced that it has arrested a group of operatives who have been working undercover to carry out terrorist attacks and incite violence.
In a statement to the EBC, the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) said that the OLF shene group, under the auspices of the TPLF, had secretly coordinated and led a group of TPLF operatives in various parts of the country to carry out terrorist attacks, incite violence, and create chaos in Bischoftu and Addis Ababa.
The ministry said in a statement 10 Kalashnikov assault rifles, 280 rounds of ammunition, were flown from Mekelle to Bati on September 16 in connection with the Erecha holiday, to carry out an armed terrorist attack in Addis Ababa, Bishoftu and other parts of the country and arrested in in Lake Wollo Zone, South Wollo Zone.
According to the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS), Andris Iyasu Mohammed, an OLF member who was one of the recruits to incite civil unrest in all parts of the country, was secretly coordinating his mission with the head of the Tigray Regional Security Bureau and a few other TPLF gangs.
He said the gangs were sending various weapons from Mekelle to the interior of the country in the coming weekend in support of the Erecha festival, which will be celebrated in Addis Ababa and Oromia regions, to provoke riots in Oromia and spread to other areas.
According to the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS), they recruited individuals and sent them to Mekelle for training.
One of the undercover groups he organized for this mission was led by Andris Iyasu Mohammed, an OLF member who has been traveling from Kemise, Mekelle, Addis Ababa to carry out the mission for the past few months.
The group was arrested on September 16, 2013 in Lake Wollo Zone, South Wollo Zone, according to the National Intelligence and Security Service.
The leader of the gang has been in direct contact with the head of the Tigray Regional Security Bureau in Mekelle, Tekiu Mitiku, and a few other TPLF gangs. He has traveled to Mekelle, receiving weapons, money, and missions, and has organized a rebel group in Oromia.
In addition, Andris Iyasu Mohammed and his associates have been tasked with organizing Bati guerrilla groups in Mekelle to spread ethnic conflict in the area and incite conflict elsewhere.
Amharic, Oromo; Somali: The Federal Police Commission, the Amhara Regional Police Commission, and the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) have worked together to monitor and provide information to the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) on the arrest of Andris Iyasu Mohammed and his accomplices. The reward of his reward.
The statement said that the terrorist attack, a town in South Wollo Zone, was planned to cause chaos in the country by bringing weapons to Bishoftu and Addis Ababa through Kereyu and Bati.
He further added that the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) is ready to do whatever is necessary to prevent any terrorist attack on the national interest and security of our country and its people.
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