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Ethiopian authorities confirm national air force shelled Tigray regional capital of Mekelle


  • The ongoing struggle in Ethiopia's Tigray region has killed thousands of people and displaced more than two million.
  • The government says its latest aerial attacks targeted Tigrayan rebels who are controlling the city, but the fighters in Tigray have claimed civilians were the target.
  • Some human rights activists in Tigray are suggesting high-rise residential buildings had been bombed, but the military says it was targeting manufacturing and armament repair sites belonging to the Tigray People's Liberation Front.