The Ethiopian government says it has captured the city of Adigrat in the insurgency-hit Tigray region.
Meanwhile, PM Abiy Ahmed has rebuffed an African Union push to mediate in the war with northern rebel forces.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s office announced Saturday that government security forces had captured the city of Adigrat and was advancing on Mekele, the capital of the northern Tigray region.
The Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) said that nine people had died among heavy civilian casualties during an assault by federal troops on Adigrat.
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Ethiopia – Tigray War News Updates — November 21, 2020
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