In Pictures: Inside Humera, a town scarred by Ethiopia’s war


( The Ethiopian army, battling forces loyal to the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, declared Humera ‘liberated’ on November 12 after heavy clashes in the first days of the conflict.

A pair of burned-out tanks now signals the entrance to the Tigray town of Humera, where the streets are lined with rubble and residents remain in shock after an Ethiopian army assault earlier this month.

The conflict between Ethiopia’s federal government and the leaders of the northern Tigray region arrived quickly in the farming town, with artillery barrages bombarding commercial buildings and homes as residents fled or cowered in terror. Continue Reading

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