After protest, the Ethiopia-Djibouti railway link has been reinstated.
The main trade route connecting the interior of Ethiopia and the seaport of Djibouti has resumed operations after being blocked by protesters in Somalia for a few days.
After a large number of militiamen from the Afar district crossed the border into Somalia and launched a deadly attack, the railway was closed.
In retaliation, Somali youth blocked the Ethiopian railway from Djibouti through the Afar region. On Tuesday, a government source told Nation.
Africa that business resumed after federal and regional officials discussed with communities in Somalia and Afar.
According to sources, both passenger and freight services have resumed. It is not clear why the Afar militia launched the latest attack, but there is a long-term territorial dispute between the two regions.
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