OLA Update #1 / 29th June, 2021
Updated: Jan 18
June 24th, 2021
Meta Robi district, Shawa - An Oromo Liberation Army commando unit undertook an ambush attack on Ethiopian security forces resulting in 5 enemy combatants killed and 3 injured.
June 21st-23rd, 2021
Gumi-Eldalo district, Gujji - The Cibra Soddom Borro brigade of the Oromo Liberation Army surrounded an Ethiopian military camp located at Malka Guba and launched several attacks:
On June 21st, 2021, at 3pm, the Cibra Soddom Borro brigade attacked the camp resulting in 4 enemy combatants killed and 4 injured.
On June 22nd, 2021, at 1pm, the Cibra Soddom Borro brigade attacked the camp at Malka killed 5 enemy combatants including a colonel, 7 were injured. Later that same day, another attack by the Cibra Soddom Borro brigade on the camp resulted in 9 enemy combatants being put out of action and 12 being injured.
On June 23rd, 2021, the Cibra Soddom Boro brigade launched an attack at 10am and killed 6 enemy combatants and injured 9. They also captured several caches of weapons consisting of AK-47s and Dishkas. Later that same day, another attack by Cibra Soddom Borro brigade resulted in 24 enemy combatants being killed (including a major and a colonel) and 33 injured.
June 24th, 2021
Jimma Arjo district, East Walaga - An Ethiopian military patrol was hit by an IED resulting in 32 enemy combatants being killed and 53 being wounded. 5 enemy combatants were captured along with several weapons.
June 25th, 2021
Nunu Kumba district, East Walaga - An attempted Ethiopian military offensive was stopped in an area called Mane Makanisa. One Ural truck of Ethiopian soldiers was destroyed during the initial engagement. Another Ural truck was destroyed attempting to escape to the town of Dallati.
Finachawa, Horo Guduru Walaga - Units of the Cibira Odaa Bulluq brigade launched an attack on Ethiopian military positions resulting in 12 enemy combatants being killed and 4 being injured.