Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: Army ‘takes regional capital of Mekelle’

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(Source: BBC News) Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says government forces are now “fully in control” of the regional capital of the northern Tigray region.

The army earlier entered Mekelle as it stepped up its offensive against the Tigray People’s Liberation Front.

Communications remain down in the region and the TPLF has not commented on the army’s claims. It earlier urged nations to condemn the attack.

Hundreds have been killed and thousands displaced in the conflict. Continue Reading

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