Oct 06, 2016 (Asmara) — Gumbot 7 leader Professer Berhanu Nega narrowly survives an assassination attempt at the outskirts of the capital, Asmara. An exiled opposition website claims. The UK-based website, Asena-online.com said that the attempt on the life of Berhanu Nega was carried out by by unknown gun men on 06th of October 2016 around 6 pm (local time) on the road between Asmara and city of Deki Amhare.
In the failed assassination attempt, Nega barely escaped death, it said.
The man who tried to kill Berhanu, is yet unknown but some report suggests as former freedom fighter, and other rumors suggest that it may be carried out by spy of woyane( a name used to refer to the current regime in Ethiopia) and the man has escaped, it added.
Gunbet 7’s vehicle is said to have been damaged with several sniper shots but no harm is reported up on the Leader or members of his convoy.
Sources of the website from Asmara indicated that, Gunbet 7 is in a state of shock and panic, following the attempt on the leader of g7's life.
Eritrean government orders all Ethiopian opposition medias like ESAT and alike not to report such events as it hurts the struggle of Gunbet7 .It is unknown yet either Professor Berhanu Nega the targeted man is in Eritrea or flied to US.Stay in touch we will bring you the details as soon as possible.