Se'are Mekonnen

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Mekonnen in February 2019

Se'are Mekonnen (Geʽez: ሰዐረ መኮንን; died 22 June 2019) was an Ethiopian army officer. He rose to the rank of General. He was the Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian National Defense Force from 2018 until his assassination in 2019. Mekonnen was born in Tigray Region.

On 22 June 2019, Mekonnen was shot and killed during a coup d'état attempt.[1]

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  1. "Attempted Coup Leaves Ethiopia's Army Chief and 3 Senior Officials Dead". The New York Times. 23 June 2019. Retrieved 24 June 2019.