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Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) Killed 14, Wounded at Least 7

December 28, 2010 Comments off

The following article is from the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) website.

Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) Killed 14, Wounded at Least 7
©  OLF
December 27, 2010

The heroic Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) fighters operating in Easter Oromia, Eastern Harage zone have carried a sudden and coordinated attack on a TPLF led Ethiopian troops deployed in a camp in Qarsa town on December 14, 2010 killing 14 and wounding at least 7 a report we received from OLA Eastern Oromian command revealed.

Our freedom fighters have also confiscated military equipments from the enemy after the attack and made the property of the Oromo peoples’ struggle led by the OLF.

This surprise attack was carried by an “OLA Special Unit” during night time when the enemy troops are at sleep. The panicked enemy troops opened fire on each other leaving their camp in disarray in the middle of the night. Later after the first round of sudden attack ended, the enemy troops got help from another area but they were unable to drive away the OLA unit.

As was always the case in the past, the enemy troops, angered by the attack of the OLA Special Unit, have forcefully called the local population for a meeting and have intimidated them for alleged support of OLA and to “retaliate” on them (the civilians).

It is to be recalled that OLF News has reported on December 11, 2010 that OLA has killed 8 and wounded at least 3 in Northern Oromia, Northern Shoa Zone, that on November 21, 2010 OLA has killed 53 and wounded 38 others in Eastern and Southern Oromia, and that on November 25, 2010 that OLA has made 82 enemy troops out of action in Western Hararge zone, Bookee Xiqqoo County.

OLF News

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Statement by the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF): The TPLF Regime’s Repression Shall Not Deter the Oromo People’s Struggle for Liberation

April 5, 2010 Comments off

The following statement is available in PDF.

The TPLF Regime’s Repression Shall Not Deter the Oromo People’s Struggle for Liberation
Source:  OLF News

Statement of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), April 04, 2010. On March 31, 2010 the kangaroo court of the Tigrean People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) regime in Ethiopia sentenced sixteen (16) Oromo nationals to death, life and long-term imprisonment. The political repression and gross human rights violation of the Oromo people perpetrated by tyrannical TPLF regime is unabated; it is getting worse each passing day…

[Full Report,  PDF file 35 kb]

Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) report on operations in Eastern Oromia

March 26, 2010 Comments off

The following article is from the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF).

OLA Registered Consecutive Glaring Victory in Eastern Oromia: Made 145 Invading Woyane Troops Useless
©  OLF News
March 24, 2010

The hope and shield of the Oromo people, the Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) Eastern Command, reported that our gallant OLA freedom fighters have attacked the invading Woyane [Ethiopian] troops, which was dispatched to “put the operation of OLA under control”, and made over 145 enemy combatants out of action in Western Harargee.

The fierce fighting between OLA and the enemy troops occurred when the Woyane [Ethiopian] regime, in an attempt to control the movement of OLA Eastern Command and to protect the so called “election” of the regime, and our gallant fighters successfully defended their positions killing and wounding 145 enemy troops. The massive confrontation occurred between March 10 to 21, 2010 at different locations in Western Harargee zone during which a total of 108 Woyane combatants have been killed and more than 37 have been wounded.

In one of these confrontations between Woyane troops and our freedom fighters which occurred on March 10, 2010 in Western Harargee zone Daaroo Labuu county [woreda] at a place called Sakattee, 52 enemy combatants have been killed and more than 33 others have been wounded.

On other fierce fightings which occurred at different places in the same Western Harargee zone, Baddeessaa county [woreda] at a place called Saaqataa and Bookee county [woreda] at places called Haroo Adii and Araaraa, a total of 56 enemy troops have been killed and many others have been wounded.

It has been reported further that, as has been their habit, the enemy troops, being angered by the action of OLA, are retaliating on the Oromo people by harassing innocent Oromo civilians. Accordingly the regime’s forces intensified detaining innocent civilians and arrested Oromo nationals such as Kenedii Abbuyyee, Ayyalaa Tagany, Yaasin Kadir, Siisaay Taakaluu, Daammana, and many others in the counties of Galamsoo, Waaccuu, and Bookee. However, the surrounding Oromo population being excited by the actions of our gallant fighters strengthened their support of OLA, the report added.

It is to be recalled that OLF News has reported that on March 04, 2010 OLA made more than 54 enemy troops out of action, on February 10 OLA has killed 6 Woyane troops, on January 31 that OLA has killed 6 and wounded more than 9, on January 16, 2010 that OLA Eastern command has killed 3 and wounded more than 8; on October 31, 2009 that OLA fighters operating in Arsi have killed 5 and wounded more than 7; and on October 21, on August 6, August 27, and July 11, 2009 OLA freedom fighters have killed a total of 40 and wounded 21 others in Western Harargee zone.

OLA Eastern command added in their report that our freedom fighters will continue their attack on the invading Woyane troops until Oromia is liberated.

OLF News

Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) Killed more than 6 Invading Wayyane Troops in Southeastern Oromia.

February 10, 2010 Comments off

The following report is from the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF).

Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) Killed more than 6 Invading Wayyane Troops in Southeastern Oromia.
Source:  Oromo Liberation Front
February 10, 2010

The hope and shield of the Oromo people, the Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) Eastern Command reported that our gallant freedom fighters have killed over 6 TPLF led “Ethiopian” invading troops on January 31, 2010 in Southeastern Oromia wounding many more others, OLF News correspondent reported from Eastern Oromia. The report added that the Wayyane troops which was engaged in terrorizing and looting the local people under the usual pretext of feeding and supporting OLA was forced to retreat back leaving their belongings behind.

In this attack our freedom fighters have captured several automatic guns, hand grenades, and other military equipments from the enemy and made the property of the Oromo people’s struggle for freedom, democracy and justice.

It is to be recalled that OLF News has reported on January 31 that OLA has killed 6 and wounded more than 9, on January 16, 2010 that OLA Eastern command has killed 3 and wounded more than 8; on October 31, 2009 that OLA fighters operating in Arsi have killed 5 and wounded more than 7; and on October 21, on August 6, August 27, and July 11, 2009 OLA freedom fighters have killed a total of 40 and wounded 21 others in Western Harargee zone.

OLA Eastern command added in their report that our freedom fighters will continue their attack on the invading Wayyaanee troops until our people get their God given liberty.

OLF News

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