Ethiopia, Eritrea forces launch Tigray offensive: Rebels

AFP , Thursday 1 Sep 2022

Ethiopian and Eritrean forces launched a "massive" joint offensive against the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) in the northern region of Tigray on Thursday, the rebels claimed.

Tigray, Ethiopia
File Photo: Local farmers walk next to a tank of alledged Eritrean army that is abandoned along the road in Dansa, southwest of Mekele in Tigray region, Ethiopia on June 20, 2021. AFP

"The enemy, having already relocated a massive military force to Eritrea, has now begun a joint campaign with the foreign invading force of Eritrea to brutalise and exterminate the people of Tigray," the rebels' military command said in a statement.

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