Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed called it a law enforcement operation, but it has spiralled into an inter-ethnic conflict, possibly..
State in northern Ethiopia
The Tigray Region is the northernmost region of Ethiopia. Tigray is the homeland of the Tigrayan, Irob and Kunama peoples. Tigray is also known as Region 1 according to the federal constitution. Its capital and largest city is Mekelle. Tigray is the 5th largest by area, the 5th most populous, and the 5th most densely populated of the 10 Regional States.
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More than one million people have already been displaced by the month-long conflict.