Police arrest several Adama University students

Several students have been thrown in jail after a riot broke out yesterday at Adama University, 100 km south of Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, according to Ethiopian Review sources.

Adama University riotToday Woyanne police is still rounding up students who are suspected of participating in the riot.

We are unable to ascertain the cause of the disturbance yet, but one student told Ethiopian Review correspondent in Addis Ababa that fighting took place between students who are supporters of the regime and opponents before police arrived.

Heavily armed police are currently watching the campus from a distance while campus police are patrolling.