‘800 people’ killed in massacre at Ethiopia’s Ark of the Covenant


by MSN

MSN— Some 800 people were reportedly killed during a massacre at a Christian church in Axum, Ethiopia, where worshippers believe the Ark of the Covenant is housed. The church of St Mary of Zion became a place of refuge for Ethiopians in the Tigray region fleeing the country’s civil war. It came under siege last year amid clashes between government forces and rebel militia, resulting in hundreds of deaths, which have only become public knowledge now

AP NEWS—Bodies with gunshot wounds lay in the streets for days in Ethiopia's holiest city, Axum. Witnesses describe what might be the deadliest massacre of the Tigray conflict, with some 800 people killed. At night, residents listened in horror as hyenas fed on the corpses of people they knew.. NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Bodies with gunshot wounds lay in the streets for days in Ethiopia’s holiest city. At night, residents listened in horror as hyenas fed on the corpses of people they knew

AP NEWS—Bodies with gunshot wounds lay in the streets for days in Ethiopia's holiest city, Axum. Witnesses describe what might be the deadliest massacre of the Tigray conflict, with some 800 people killed. At night, residents listened in horror as hyenas fed on the corpses of people they knew.. NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Bodies with gunshot wounds lay in the streets for days in Ethiopia’s holiest city. At night, residents listened in horror as hyenas fed on the corpses of people they knew

New York Post—At least 800 Ethiopians killed after defending ‘Ark of the Covenant’. At least 800 people were reportedly killed in Ethiopia as worshippers and soldiers risked their lives to protect what Christians there say is the sacred Ark of the Covenant from local militia. Ethiopian Christians claim the Ark — the wooden chest built to hold the Ten Commandments of Moses — is being kept safe in