According to Human Rights League of the Horn of Africa (HRLHA) 27 innocent civilians - including five children (four in Kofole and one in  the capital city, Addis Ababa) - have been killed by armed security forces. In addition to that the HRLHA reports that hundreds have been injured and hospitalized while thousands of others have been taken into custody in two separate incidents in the first week of August 2013. In a clash between Muslim protestors and armed security forces on the 3rd of August, 2013 in the Kofele region of Arsi Zone in Central Oromia, 25 were massacred and hundreds were injured and taken to Asela and Shashamane Hospitals. For further information please read the detailed report of HRLHA.