By Seleshi Tessema
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia
Ethiopia has foiled an “Eritrean-sponsored terrorist attack” on the multi-billion dollar Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, an official told Anadolu Agency Thursday.
Seven other attackers who crossed over into Sudan were later handed back to Ethiopian authorities by the Sudanese government,
“They were trained, armed and directed by Eritrea and were heading to the construction site in a bid to attack it on Tuesday,” he said.
“We are conducting further investigation and will decide how to respond to this Eritrean-sponsored terrorist attack,’’ he added.
Ethiopia accuses Eritrea and Egypt of destabilizing the country. Both deny the accusation.