The Ethiopian army is accused of killing more than 250 Tigray civilians and displacing hundreds of people from the city of Abla.
Over 250 Tigers were killed + hundreds of displaced people from the district of #Abala, distant.
“Ethiopian forces and their allies are plundering, harassing, + killing Tigrinis. That lucky they are running away, but those who they are not killed. They said that all Tigrayans must be set free. ” photo.twitter.com / JhHZWUqb9v
– Omna Tigray (@OmnaTigray) December 31, 2021
Tigray Liberation Forces say Ethiopian forces and their allies are looting, harassing and killing civilians residing in thearea, describing those who managed to escape from Abaa Al-Afriya as the lucky ones after authorities asked their forces to evacuate thearea by the Tigrayans, according to the Tigray Liberation Forces.
And the UN humanitarian agency said dozens of civilians have been killed recently in air strikes in the war-torn region of Tigray in northern Ethiopia, the largest death toll since October.
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said Thursday that the air strikes, which took place between 19 and 24 December, “caused serious civilian casualties, with dozens of deaths, making it the round most violent of air strikes, and the biggest casualties since October. “/ October”.
The international organization’s office said the attacks targeted the cities of Alamata, Kurim, Maicho, Mikuni and Milazat in southern Tigray, as well as Mekele, the provincial capital, without giving details of the source of the information.
According to the United Nations, the conflict has claimed thousands of lives and caused a serious humanitarian crisis, forcing more than two million people to flee their homes.
The war broke out in November 2020 when Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed sent troops to Tigray to overthrow the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, whose fighters he accused of attacking army camps and challenging his authority.
Ahmed promised a quick victory, but the front took the army by surprise and recaptured most of Tigray in June before advancing into the neighboring regions of Afar and Amhara.
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