The government announced a full-military funeral to be held on Wednesday in Bahir Dar [File: Karel Prinsloo/AP Photo]
Flags in the capital Addis Ababa flew at half-mast after a day of mourning was announced on state television.
“All of us will remember the people who lost their lives for our togetherness and unity,” a television announcer said, reading a statement from parliament speaker Tagesse Chafo.
“It is a sad day for the whole nation. We have lost people who were patriotic. They are martyrs of peace.”
The Amhara state has declared three days of mourning after