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Two protesters died in clashes with police in Ethiopia's ancient city of Gonder Friday, campaigners said, as anger mounted over the status of a disputed territory – a highly-charged issue in a nation made up of a patchwork of ethnic groups.Clashes carried on into the evening, said another, a rare public protest in a country whose government has been accused of cracking down on dissent.Tensions have been rumbling for around 25 years over the status of Wolkayt district – a stretch of land that protesters from Amhara say was illegally incorporated into the neighboring Tigray region to the north.Government spokesman Getachew Reda said at the time six policemen were killed by the protesters and accused an "illegal committee" of stoking ethnic untest.
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