A convoy of trucks carrying food aid has entered the Tigray region, a territory controlled by forces against Ethiopia’s government, the first humanitarian convoy to do so since Dec. 15, the UN World Food Programme said.
The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission has catalogued a litany of abuses, including torture, gang rape and enforced disappearances, saying some may amount to war crimes.
Survivors of the attack on the Bahrale camp in Afar reported that "at least five refugees were killed and several women were kidnapped" by armed men.
Tigray rebels "massacred innocent people, looted and destroyed various institutions," Afar administration says, while the UN calls for end to fighting which it says is blocking aid to neighbouring Tigray region.
At least 20 civilians have been killed and some 70,000 displaced as rebel forces from Ethiopia's northern Tigray region mount attacks on neighbouring Afar region, Ethiopian officials say.
At least 100 civilians killed in volatile area claimed by both Somali and Afar regions, officials say, highlighting woes facing PM Abiy Ahmed that extend well beyond ongoing conflict in Tigray region.
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