The government of Ethiopia announces the recovery of two cities from the Tigray front

The Ethiopian government announced Monday that it had recaptured the major northern cities of Disi and Kombolcha, more than a month after fighters from the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) declared control.

“The historic city of Disi and the commercial and industrial city of Kombolcha have been liberated by the brave joint security forces,” the government information office wrote. in a tweet.

Fight on 3 fronts

It is reported that in that date, the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abi Ahmed, sent troops to the Tigray region to overthrow the authorities of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, in response, he said, to rebel attacks on army camps.

Last June, the rebels regained control of most of Tigray and then advanced to the Afar and Amhara regions, announcing in early November 2021 that they had captured the cities of Disi and Kombolcha, a strategic hub on the way to the capital. .

Take control of a historic site

Ethiopia announced on Wednesday that pro-government forces have regained control of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lalibela, which fell last August in hand to the rebels of Tigray, while the administration of the prime minister tries to reclaim the lands still under their control.

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