Embassy Cautioned Citizens to protect from protests and violence in South Africa, Soweto,township of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality in Gauteng.
One Ethiopian was killed in Soweto and one injured is taken to a hospital for treatment according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The embassy is working with other responsible bodies to control the attack and violence in Soweto, a statement from the embassy reads.
The ministry cautioned citizens to take care of themselves from possible attack in the town.
It said the embassy was working with the gov of South Africa to protect Ethiopians from the violence and cautioned Ethiopians to take extra care to protect themselves.
According to a police report, three people have been killed in South Africa during violence on Wednesday targeting foreign-owned businesses in Soweto.
Shops owned by foreigners are looted following the protest which broke out after shop kippers were accused of selling expired and outdated products, according to a report from BBC.
It is reported that businesses of many Ethiopian in Soweto being affected by the protest and
In 2008, 62, people died, 41, were foreigners and 21 South African, after a gruesome attack in South Africa.
Many Ethiopians are sheltered in South Africa after a transboundary migration, many of them are engaged in businesses like shops, and retail.