Tigray’s capital hit by new airstrike

Tigrayan forces say Mekelle, the capital of the war-torn Tigray region in northern Ethiopia, has been by airstrike for a second time this week.

Kindeya Gebrehiwot, a member of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF)’s central committee, tweeted about the airstrike being carried out in the city around 10:20.

Residents have also confirmed the attack.

The federal government has not said anything about the reported attack.

The Ethiopian air force carried out two airstrikes on Monday, saying it targeted communication infrastructure used by TPLF.

The UN said three children were killed in the air raid on Monday.

There are also reports of an intensive renewed fight between Tigray forces and Ethiopian army and its allies.

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