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Ethiopia: Troops deployed to Ogaden region

EthioBlog reports that the Ethiopian government has deployed troops in the south east region of Ogaden. The move appears to be to protect the upcoming seismic survey by Chinese and Malaysian oil firms next month. Rebels are operating in the region which may provoke outbreaks of violence

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