(July 11, 2015, (abc))--Ethiopian police have killed 30 armed people who tried to illegally enter the country's territory from Eritrea, an official said Friday.
"The forces tried to enter into Ethiopia from the western part of the Tigray Region. We have managed to control their movement and attack them without letting a single one of them escape," Abiyu said.
The killings follow warnings by Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, who told lawmakers on Tuesday that Ethiopia will take measures to punish the Eritrean government if it feels provoked. Read more from abc News »