An Ethiopian refugee carries her child near the Setit river on the Sudan-Ethiopia border in Hamdayet village in eastern Kassala state. Photo: Reuters An Ethiopian refugee carries her child near the Setit river on the Sudan-Ethiopia border in Hamdayet village in eastern Kassala state. Photo: Reuters
An Ethiopian refugee carries her child near the Setit river on the Sudan-Ethiopia border in Hamdayet village in eastern Kassala state. Photo: Reuters

Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed gives Tigray forces 72 hours to surrender regional capital

  • The Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) said its forces were digging trenches and standing firm
  • A military spokesman said advancing Ethiopian troops plan to surround Mekelle and may shell the city to force surrender

Topic |   War and conflict
An Ethiopian refugee carries her child near the Setit river on the Sudan-Ethiopia border in Hamdayet village in eastern Kassala state. Photo: Reuters An Ethiopian refugee carries her child near the Setit river on the Sudan-Ethiopia border in Hamdayet village in eastern Kassala state. Photo: Reuters
An Ethiopian refugee carries her child near the Setit river on the Sudan-Ethiopia border in Hamdayet village in eastern Kassala state. Photo: Reuters
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