Mosques and churches were reportedly set ablaze by mobs in multiple places in northern and southern Ethiopia yesterday.

Mosques and churches were reportedly set ablaze by mobs in multiple places in northern and southern Ethiopia yesterday.

Violence erupted after at least 20 Muslims were killed and hundreds more injured while attending a funeral of a local religious figure on Tuesday in Gondar city in Amhara region.

The regional Islamic Affairs official said four mosques and three churches were burned down.

The government says 280 people have been apprehended in connection with the violence in Gondar.

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