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The bomb struck a market on the 33rd 'martyrs day' in Tigray - a date marking the Hawzen Massacre that killed more than 1,000 Tigrayan people at a market in Hawzen towards the end of the. Health care workers in Mekelle treating a man who was injured Tuesday by a government airstrike on a market in the nearby town of Togoga, in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region. then a bomb. 16 November، 2020. Ethiopian Air Force bombs Tigray capital Mekelle. Ethiopia's air force bombed sites in and around the Tigray region's capital of Mekelle on Monday, four diplomatic and military sources said, as a nearly two-week conflict continued. The sources, speaking to R, had no word on casualties or damage

Ethiopia's air force bombed sites in and around the Tigray region's capital of Mekelle on Monday, four diplomatic and military sources said, as a nearly two-week conflict continued The post said it was the fourth airstrike on Mekelle. The government has previously denied bombing the city center and said it has only attacked military targets on the outskirts. A two-week-old war between the federal government and the forces of the northern Tigray region has killed hundreds, sent 30,000 refugees into Sudan, and worsened a. There have since been frequent bombings in the Tigray capital of Mekelle, including near a church and university, the humanitarian source told CNN, adding that scores of people have been killed. Witnesses in Ethiopia report that the country's air force bombed the capital of the northern Tigray region Monday, as the United Nations says the growing conflict has forced more than 25,300. Tigray opposition official, Hailu Kebede told the BBC that locals had first heard the sound of a jet aircraft, followed a few seconds later by a loud explosion. The ground is rocky and so the.

This is a sad, but little told story. In 1943, at the request of the Emperor Haile Selassie, the Royal Airforce bombed two towns - Mekelle and Corbetta. The source for this information is an article by Aregawi Berhe, in African Affairs - the journal of the Royal African Society, from 2004. Further details ca The bomb hit the market at approximately 1pm (10:00 GMT), according to a woman who told R news agency that her husband and two-year-old daughter were injured in the attack. We didn't. Ethiopia bombs Tigray capital as it rejects mediation calls. Hundreds of people have been killed and some 25,000 have fled to Sudan since the start of the government's military operation against. A TPLF statement read out on regional Tigray TV said: Fascistic bombings have caused civilian deaths and injuries. The Tigray government has vowed that it would take retaliatory actions against. 23 Jun 2021. Dozens of people have been reportedly killed after an air attack targeted a busy market in Ethiopia's northern Tigray village of Togoga on Tuesday, a day after residents said fighting had flared north of the regional capital Mekelle. The bomb hit the market at approximately 1pm (10:00 GMT), according to a woman who told R.

Pre-war preparations Tigray. The Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) lost power to Abiy Ahmed and both the Amhara as well as Oromo blocks of the EPRDF, following years of Oromo protests. This was an unprecedented and historic feat since this was the first time in Ethiopia's history in which a government left power without losing military engagement to its opponents Today, the Ethiopian Broadcast Corporation posted , on Facebook a post that reveals Abiy's intentions of bombing Tigray's civilian infrastructures as part of his assault on Mekelle. The post lists civilian infrastructures where, it claims, TPLF leaders are hiding and that the government will take carefully considered measures. This is

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  1. His forces did so at the beginning of the war, bombing Mekelle and other areas on November 27, 2020. Invading forces have once again resorted to aerial bombardments as illustrated by the Togoga massacre, as reports of the Tigray Defense Forces making considerable gains on the ground and the government and allied forces suffering significant.
  2. First published on Thu 24 Jun 2021 09.47 EDT. At least 64 people have been killed and 180 wounded in an Ethiopian airstrike on a market in the war-torn Tigray region, according to local health.
  3. When Ethiopian troops captured a number of small towns outside Mekelle, the capital of the Tigray region, and - as far as we know - entering the strategically located town of Adigrat, just 45 km from the border with Eritrea, they conducted an air raid over Togoga, 30 km from Mekelle, bombing a crowded market

People gather as victims arrive at Ayder Referral Hospital, in Mekelle, after an airstrike in Togoga, Ethiopia's Tigray region June 22, 2021. Picture taken June 22, 2021 T/I: 11:18:12 GS: 10:20:08 (12/06/98) Ethiopia and Eritrea bombed each other's territory Friday (5/6) in a sharp escalation of a border dispute being mediate.. Natural Sound Eritrean forces bombed the Ethiopian border town of Adigrat on Thursday, killing at least four people and injuring a further thirty. Helicopte.. An air strike killed at least 43 people in the town of Togoga in Ethiopia's Tigray region on Tuesday, a medical official told R, after residents said new fighting had flared in recent days.

A bomb blast killed dozens of people Tuesday at a market in Ethiopia's Tigray region, as new fighting flared up in areas outside the regional capital, Mekelle. The bomb went off in the town of Togoga west of Mekelle at about 1 p.m. local time. There were conflicting reports on whether the blast wa.. A bomb blast killed dozens of people Tuesday at a market in Ethiopia's Tigray region, as new fighting flared up in areas outside the regional capital, Mekelle. The bomb went off in the town of. The Mekelle market bombing and the fact that neither Emperor Haileselassie nor Great Britain were held responsible, and never expressed regret for the cold blooded murder of civilians set a precedent for repeating the act of atrocity during civil conflicts taking place in Tigrai The official, who asked not to be identified, spoke on Thursday as medical workers and aid agencies were still scrambling to evacuate dozens of seriously injured patients from the town of Togoga to the regional capital Mekelle, about 25 km to the southeast, two days after the bombing The bomb went off in the town of Togoga west of Mekelle at about 1 p.m. local time. There were conflicting reports on whether the blast was the result of a plane dropping a bomb or artillery.

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TesfaNews September 4, 2015 | 11,073 | | Captain Kinde Damte, ERAF, Eritrea, Eritrea Air Attack, Ethiopia Air Attack, Ethiopia Air Force, Mekelle Bombing, MI-35 Helicopter By TesfaNews , T he following ESAT interview with a former Ethiopian captain and trainer will shed some lights into the relatively intensive and devastating air warfare. Dozens of people have been reportedly killed after an air attack targeted a busy market in Ethiopia's northern Tigray village of Togoga on Tuesday, a day after residents said fighting had flared north of the regional capital Mekelle. The bomb hit the market at approximately 1pm (10:00 GMT), according to a woman who told R news agency. A resident of the town told R on Wednesday that the air strike a day earlier had hit a market in the town west of Mekelle at about 1pm. the anniversary of the bombing of another town in. Getnet told R that the combatants had been dressed in civilian clothes and had gathered in the town to commemorate the anniversary of the bombing of another town in Tigray, Hawzen, in 1988 The blast had occurred in the market area of Togoga town - about 25km (15 miles) north-west of the region's capital, Mekelle. The tranquil Swiss village facing a time bomb 6

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JUNE 23, 2021 12:51. An airstrike has killed dozens of people in the town of Togoga in Ethiopia's Tigray region, an eyewitness and a medical official told R on Wednesday, a day after. On Thursday, Tigray forces accused the government of bombing a university in Mekelle. There was no immediate response from the government, although officials have said they are only attacking. The shelling of the city, Mekelle, came two days after Ethiopia's prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, had ordered the start of what he called the final phase of an operation aimed at removing the. Reported that the bombing was heard in Mekelle overnight, but people have resumed their work as normal. Reported that Agulae has fallen to the TDF. Images shown of large numbers of Prisoners of War (POW) taken by the TDF. TDF spokesperson Getachew Reda states that the 'Government of Tigray' has requested ICRC to help feed the POW as there.

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  1. Mekelle falls. After the bombing came the troops. The city was surrounded. The first we knew was that elders and priests called local meetings in district halls. They told the people that the TPLF had left confidential messages with them. The leadership explained that they were pulling out of Mekelle to prevent it from being destroyed in fighting
  2. An airstrike killed dozens of people in a the town of Tagogon in Ethiopia's Tigray region, an eyewitness and a medical official told R on Wednesday, a day after residents said new fighting.
  3. Bombing and Looting in Tigray region Bombing, looting and skirmishes persisted in parts of Ethiopia's Tigray on Saturday, a rebellious force in the northern region said after government troops declared they were within days of capturing the group's leaders. while a TPLF spokesman accused government troops of looting in Mekelle. Abiy's.
  4. A woman is taken to Ayder Referral Hospital in Mekelle, after an airstrike in Togaga Ethiopia's Tigray region. (R image) ADDIS ABABA two days after the bombing..
  5. The map of civilian victims in the Tigray war does partially include victims of the recent bombardments on the towns of Samre and Gijet, located southwest of Tigray's regional capital Mekelle. Indeed, on 20-25 February 2021, the ENDF has carried out multiple air raids on the towns of Gijet and Samre, held by the Tigray resistance. On 25 February, New York Times journalist Christiaan Triebert.

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  1. At a hospital in Tigray's capital Mekelle, a two-year-old girl is being treated for her injuries.She and her father were injured, her mother says, in an airstrike on their town in the northern Ethiopian region.She said the bomb hit a market at about 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday (June 22) in Togoga.A medical official says 43 people died, citing witnesses and first responders.Ethiopian military.
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  3. The bomb struck a market on the 33rd 'martyrs day' in Tigray -- a date marking the Hawzen Massacre that killed more than 1,000 Tigrayan people at a market in Hawzen towards the end of the.

The bomb hit a market at around 1pm on Tuesday, according to a woman who said her husband and 2-year-old daughter were injured in the strike. We didn't see the plane but we heard it, she said The bombing of Debre Damo is very shocking. They are working day and night to destroy Tigray. Priests from the Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Tewahedo lead a Sunday procession in Mekelle

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  1. Air bombing Mekelle (capital of Tigray) During Emperor Haile Selassie's reign, Tigray remained marginalized from the country with no significant political or economic representation. This gave rise to the first Woyane movement that carried out armed resistance against the monarchical rule of the Emperor
  2. Encircling Mekelle is their plan but yet they couldn't, he said. On south front, they couldn't move an inch for more than one week. They (are) sending waves after waves but to no avail. Abiy drew plaudits for opening up Ethiopia's closed economy and repressive political system after taking office in 2018
  3. bombing-on-tigray-by-the-ethiopian-army-more-than-5 00-structures-destroyed-in-gijet/ 2 The recovered tails of the cluster bombs are fairly und amaged (Fig. 2), as it separates from the res

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  1. Death toll from Tigray air strike at over 50, health official says. ADDIS ABABA, June 24 (R) - The number of civilians killed in an air strike in Ethiopia's Tigray region has risen to 51.
  2. Some say we have seen 80 dead, Dr. Daniel Weldu, head of Mekelle Ayder hospital Emergency unit, said. I saw a mother whose child has died. The victims were many because it was a marketplace, and.
  3. U.S. News & World Report - FILE PHOTO: A woman is taken to Ayder Referral Hospital, in Mekelle, after an airstrike in Togoga, Ethiopia's Tigray region June 22, 2021. Tigray
  4. NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A university official says the latest airstrike by Ethiopia's military has struck the school in the capital of the defiant Tigray region and caused major damage, while the United States says neither side in the conflict is heeding calls for de-escalation. The senior official described Thursday's airstrike in an email.
  5. Mekelle, a city nestled in the arid, mountainous Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, is steeped in the lore of its guerrilla fighters, who marched in sandals to Addis Ababa to topple a Communist dictatorship in 1991.Now, war is returning to a place where rusting tanks, small airplanes and military equipment are displayed outside the museum, and the Tigrayan legacy of armed struggle is never.
  6. Closer related to the topic of the Martyrs Museum, and in fact referenced in its exhibition, is Hawzen ca. 35 miles (60 km) to the north of Mekele, where the bombing of the market in 1988 constituted what's regarded as the worst atrocity committed by the Derg. There's said to be a monument or even commemoration park, though I have not been.
  7. Residents of Mekelle city in northern Ethiopia on March 16th, after the city was captured by Ethiopian forces from the Tigray People's Liberation Front. Photograph: Minasse Wondimu Hailu/Anadolu.

The federal forces said they had taken control of several towns including Aksum and Adigrat which is north Mekelle even as there were reports of rocket attack on Bahir Dar which is the capital of Asmara region. Tigray forces had earlier accused the government of bombing a university in capital Mekelle An Ethiopian airstrike on a crowded marketplace in the war-torn Tigray region has killed at least 64 people and injured 200 others, according to healthcare workers. The attack, which hit a village. It has previously denied bombing civilian areas and accused Tigray local forces of sheltering military equipment in schools, mosques and churches. On Wednesday, Redwan Hussein, the government spokesperson for Ethiopa's state of emergency task force, told CNN that federal troops were closing in on Mekelle Empower Tigray: Education, Health, Family Our mission :- To serve Tigray through a long-term outlook by building a strong educational foundation, investing in innovation, supporting essential healthcare services, and family services through social and financial means. To Provide compassionate and immediate assistance to victims of the war with basic necessities including food, clothing.

The impact had happened in the market space of Togoga town - about 25km (15 miles) north-west of the district's capital, Mekelle. Addressing the media Tigrinya administration, witnesses and casualties have confirmed the time and portray a bustling scene before the assault November 16, 2020. The Ethiopian Air force reportedly carried out an airstrike in Mekelle City on Monday. A report by VOA Amharic reporter, Mulugeta Atsebeha, said it happened around quarter to eleven o'clock in the morning. The target was in the east of the city behind balloni stadium. I saw smoke and dust, and a hole in the area where. On Thursday, Tigray forces accused the government of bombing a university in Mekelle. There was no immediate response from the government, although officials have said they are only attacking.

Nobel Laureate's Barbaric Bombing of Ethiopia's Mekelle | ከመቀለ ድብደባ የተረፍንበት መንገድ Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on December 21, 202 Ethiopian Air Force C-130 en route to Mekelle, Tigray shot down by Tigray Defense Forces near Gijet, 23 June 2021. Also important to note that this occurred 33 years to the day of the 1988 Hawzen market bombing during the Ethiopian Civil War, which killed well over 1000 Tigrayan civilians. Absolutely devastating how history is repeating.

was an aerial bombing in the market of Togoga village (25Km from Mekelle), causing dozens of causalities. In June, partners continued to face major restrictions by parties to the conflict in terms o On 22 June, there was an aerial bombing in the market of Togoga village (25Km from Mekelle), causing dozens of causalities. In June,.

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Source says that TDF are now inside Mekelle. This would be the first time that the TDF has been in Mekelle since November 28 of last year. — Ethiopia Map (@MapEthiopia) June 28, 2021. 0 comments. 100% Upvoted A member of the Tigray special forces casts his vote in a local election in the regional capital Mekelle, in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, on Sept. 9. The government is also bombing targets.

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An airstrike killed dozens of people in the town of Tagogon in Ethiopia's Tigray region, an eyewitness and a medical official told R on Wednesday, a day after residents said new fighting had flared in recent days north of the regional capital Mekelle.. The bomb hit a market at around 1pm on Tuesday, according to a woman who said her husband and 2-year-old daughter were injured in the. The bomb hit a market at around 1pm local time, according to a woman who said her husband and two-year-old daughter had been injured. We didn't see the plane, but we heard it, she told R. The impact had happened in the market space of Togoga town — about 25km (15 miles) north-west of the area's capital, Mekelle. Addressing the BBC Tigrinya administration, witnesses and casualties have supported the time and depict a bustling scene before the assault A woman is taken to Ayder Referral Hospital, in Mekelle, after an airstrike in Togoga, Ethiopia's Tigray region, on June 22, 2021. (Tigray Guardians 24 via R) ADDIS ABABA—An air strike killed at least 43 people in the town of Togoga in Ethiopia 's Tigray region on Tuesday, a medical official told R, after residents said new.

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A bomb blast killed dozens of people on Tuesday (June 22, 2021) at a market in Ethiopia's Tigray region. The bomb went off in the town of Togogwa (or Togogo), west of regional capital Mekelle at. 7000 Prisoners of War were walked into Mekelle town in a disciplined parade. Samre and Gijjet were victims of non stop bombings and raids. The press release states that the genocide is ongoing due to the siege on Tigray preventing assistance. Development in Ethiopia (per 04 July

The bomb hit a market at around 1:00 p.m., according to a woman who said her husband and two-year-old daughter had been injured. We didn't see the plane, but we heard it, she told R on Wednesday. When the explosion happened, everyone ran out. After a time we came back and were trying to pick up the injured Ethiopia's air force dropped bombs in and around Mekelle on Monday, four diplomatic and military sources told R. The sources had no word on casualties or damage. There was no immediate information from the Ethiopian government, but Tigrayan local authorities and TV said the bombing happened mid-morning Two injured survivors of the attack in the small town of Togoga detailed the incident to CNN after they were brought to a hospital in Tigray's capital Mekelle by Red Cross ambulances. The bomb. Mekelle was only captured from the Derg in 1989, yet the monument is the only visible reminder of the devastation of the time. The monument is a short walk from the hilltop Castle hotel. To the west of the monument you can see the recently constructed buildings of the attractive Mekelle University, appropriately dedicated to dryland agriculture

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WHO's Tedros on Tigray Bombing: Denying Health Care... U.S. News & World Report - By R • 9h FILE PHOTO: A woman is taken to Ayder Referral Hospital, in Mekelle, after an airstrike in Togoga, Ethiopia's Tigray region June 22, 2021 An air strike killed at least 43 people in the town of Togoga in Ethiopia's Tigray region on Tuesday, a medical official told R, after residents said new fighting had flared in recent days north of the regional capital Mekelle. Ethiopian military spokesman Colonel Getnet Adane did not confirm or deny the incident. He said air strikes were a common military tactic and that government. On November 16th the federal government announced that its forces had captured Alamata, which is on Tigray's south-eastern border, about 120km from the regional capital of Mekelle

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The mobilisation follows Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's warning that his forces would repel any attacks by their enemies. Three Ethiopian regions previously untouched by the war in Tigray confirmed on Thursday that they were deploying forces to back military operations there, signalling a potential widening of the conflict. The reinforcements are coming from Oromia - [