TRAGIC: Several Killed In Ethiopia After Stand Collapses
Jan. 21, 2020
Several people are feared dead in Ethiopia after a wooden stand collapsed during a major Orthodox Christian celebration.
Dozens more are injured and while some reports put the death toll at 10.
The stand was inside the Emperor Fasilides Bath where thousands were commemorating the baptism of Jesus for the Timkat festival in Gondar.
Local media reported that more than 15,000 foreigners were attending the celebration.
A journalist uploaded a photo of the stand just minutes before it collapsed, showing what appeared to be a weak structure.