Thirty-seven elementary school students in the outskirts of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, collapsed on Thursday hospitalized, says the party's ruling media.
Of the 37 students fainted from the Waqo Gutu General Primary School in Oromia who are taken to Bethel Hospital, 34 are in better condition. While the rest are being treated at the hospital, according to the FanaBC report.
What causes children to faint was not known so far, according to the report, which indicated that the hospital is screening blood samples from students to investigate what caused the collapse.
Meanwhile, previous reports show that in Ethiopia, including the capital, Addis Ababa, many students collapse due to lack of hunger, forced government, aid agencies like the Worlld Food Program and some companies like Ethiopian Airlines to launch program of school feeding. Last years.
General Waqo Gutu Usu (1924 – February 3, 2006) was a rebel figure Oromo and leader of one of the former Oromo separatist movements; the Bale Revolt, which in the 1960s had fought against the feudal system in effect in the Ethiopian Empire, according to Wikipedia.
General Waqo was elected president of the United Liberation Forces of Oromia in 2000. In 2006, General Waqo died in a hospital in Nairobi with 20 children and 17 daughters.