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Tigrayan Forces Deny Taking City in Amhara Area

A spokesman for forces in Ethiopia’s Tigray area is denying a report that Tigrayan forces have captured a city within the neighboring Amhara area. Renewed clashes broke out final week between the Tigray Individuals’s Liberation Entrance and the Ethiopian authorities after a five-month lull.

On Sunday evening, some worldwide media reported that the TPLF had entered the Amhara area city of Weldiya. Hypothesis additionally unfold on social media.

Nonetheless, Monday, a TPLF consultant informed VOA that these claims have been false, saying Tigrayan forces haven’t “but” entered the city.

Thus far, the renewed combating has been centered across the city of Kobo farther north.

Weldiya sits simply over 300 kilometers from Addis Ababa and is a strategic level on the street main south from the Tigray area’s capital, Mekelle, to Addis Ababa.

Any motion by the TPLF farther south may set alarm bells ringing for the federal authorities. Final 12 months, the TPLF got here inside 200 kilometers from Addis after it took the city of Dessie on the identical street.

Each the Ethiopian authorities and the TPLF have blamed one another for triggering the clashes final week that ended a five-month cease-fire in Ethiopia’s civil conflict.

On Friday, it was reported that an Ethiopian authorities airstrike hit a kindergarten in Tigray, killing a minimum of seven individuals.

The federal government accused the TPLF of staging photographs of the assault.

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