The head of Ethiopia's Amhara state government and another official were killed in a coup attempt, state media reported.
Al-Jazeera correspondent said that the killing of Ethiopian Chief of Staff at his home in Addis Ababa in conjunction with the attempted coup d'état in Amhara province.
Ethiopian TV also reported that Ethiopian army general stands behind coup attempt in Amhara state.
The Ethiopian prime minister means thwarting a coup attempt outside Addis Ababa.
Written By: Tariq Rami al-Sharif