Ethiopia begins military offensive in Tigray capital



The Ethiopian military has launched an offensive in the Tigray regional capital in its quest to arrest the region’s defiant leaders. Tigray TV announced shelling in Mekele, a city of half a million people, and a report from the city confirmed it. The Tigray leader could not immediately be reached, and Ethiopia’s government did not immediately comment. Ethiopia’s government had warned Mekele residents there would be “no mercy” if they did not move away from the leaders of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front in time....

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