Forces of Tigray region of Ethiopia attacked Eritrea’s capital, Tigre leader says


“The fight still continues on many fronts” in Ethiopia, Debretsian Gebremikel told Reuters in a text message.

Five regional diplomats told Reuters immediately after the attack that at least three rockets were fired from Ethiopia into the Eritrean capital on Saturday night. At least two rockets hit Asmara Airport, three diplomats said.

His government says the Ethiopian military is carrying out airstrikes in an attempt to destroy equipment, including arms depots controlled by the rebels.

“Our campaign in the Tigray region to maintain the rule law is progressing well,” said Abi In a tweet on Sunday. “Those who are committing crimes against humanity and peace will be held accountable.”

“Thank you and commitment to exception gallantry [sic] Sons and daughters, Ethiopia are able to achieve the objectives of the operation by themselves, ”he said.

The Tigrian leader Debretsian, communicating by text message, also stated that his forces have been fighting “16 divisions” on “several fronts” of the Eritrean army for the past few days. He did not estimate how many troops Eritrea had deployed. Eritrea has a large standing army that the CIA of the United States employs 200,000 personnel.

He said that Eritrean forces have penetrated into Ethiopia in the three border towns of Badakh, Rama and Zalambesa in the rest of the northern region.

“Our country is attacking a foreign country, Eritrea. Treason!” He told Reuters in a text message.

There was no immediate comment from the Ethiopian government on the strike claim on Eritrea or other comments.

The government of Eritrea has denied involvement in the conflict. The officials of Asmara could not immediately arrive after the attacks.

Debretian said on Tuesday that Eritrea had sent troops to the border in support of Abi’s government, but provided no evidence. Eritrean Foreign Minister Osman Saleh Mohammed refused at the time, telling Reuters: “We are not part of the conflict.”

Mass murder of civilians in Tigray region of Ethiopia, Amnesty International says

At around 7.50 pm local time on Saturday, the United States Embassy in Emitra said a series of loud noises were heard in Asmar.

In a statement on Sunday, the embassy said, “Unconfirmed reports suggest that they may be explosive devices believed to be in the vicinity of Asmara International Airport. There were no signs at the airport.” “All American citizens in Asmara are advised to take precautions, stay in their homes and only make necessary trips until further notice.”

According to the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), more than 14,500 refugees have fled Ethiopia to Sudan since the violence began on 4 November. The United Nations said services for 96,000 Eritrean refugees inside Tigray have been disrupted and there are reports of an increasing number of Ethiopians being internally displaced.

The agency’s global spokesperson, Babur Baloch, said in a press conference at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on Friday, “The normal living and operating conditions inside Tigray are becoming very difficult with power shortages and food and fuel supplies is.” “Communication has been cut to black out an information.”
On Thursday, Amnesty International said that a large number of civilians had been brutally killed. According to the international non-governmental organization, on the night of 9 November, the murders took place in Mai-Kadra, a city southwest of the region.
Ethiopia’s Human Rights Commission said in a statement on Saturday that it was closely monitoring the risk of human rights violations arising from the ongoing war.

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