House declares 3-days of national mourning

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The House of People’s Representatives (HPR) has officially declared a three-day long national mourning for the death of 72 people due the sudden slide of dump rubbish at the outskirt of Addis Ababa in an area known as Quoshe.

The House decided three-days of mourning from March 15-17, 2017, after it concluded its regular session today.

Flags will be hoisted at half mast in all Ethiopian embassies, ships and consuls for the coming three days.

The House expressed its deep condolences for the families and the dead via the statement it sent officially to the media.

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