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Eritrea Charged With Launching An Offensive By Tigrayan Forces

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The conflict looks to be escalating from last month’s resumption, according to forces in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, which claim that Eritrea has begun a full-scale offensive and that intense fighting is occurring in numerous regions along the border. The Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) spokesman Getachew Reda stated on Tuesday that the Eritreans are fighting alongside Ethiopian federal forces, including commando groups, as well as allied militias.

Two humanitarian workers, there has been fierce combat along the border, including shelling into a camp for displaced people. They omitted to mention whether Eritrean forces were present in Tigray. Adigrat, a hamlet in northern Ethiopia, was being shelled by Eritrean forces, a humanitarian worker there. The US was aware of Eritrean troops entering Ethiopia’s Tigray region, according to the US special envoy for the Horn of Africa. Following a trip to Ethiopia to assist in facilitating peace talks between the Ethiopian government and Tigrayan forces, Mike Hammer told reporters in a briefing, “We have been watching Eritrean troops’ progress across the border… and we condemn it.”

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