Indian executive of cement company killed in Ethiopia

Last Updated: May 17 2018 15:55

Media reports on Thursday said that an Indian manager of a leading Nigeria-based cement company has been killed along with two others by unidentified gunmen in Ethiopia.

PM News Nigeria reported that Deep Kamra, the country manager of Dangote Cement owned by Nigeria's Dangote Industries Limited was attacked on Wednesday in the restive Oromiya region while returning to Addis Ababa from the factory.

The report said that Kamra’s secretary and driver, both Ethiopians, were also killed by the attacks.

“The company’s director died following an attack by unknown gunmen that took place while returning from the factory alongside two company employees,” a government statement said.

“Security forces are currently pursuing the assailants,” it said.