Tigray leader says region’s forces fired rockets at Eritrean capital

Rebellious forces from Ethiopia’s Tigray region fired rockets at the airport in Eritrea’s capital Asmara on Saturday evening, their leader said on Sunday, confirming earlier reports of a major escalation in a 12-day old conflict in Ethiopia. “Fighting is still continuing on several fronts” in Ethiopia, Debretsion Gebremichael said. Five regional diplomats said shortly after… Read More Tigray leader says region’s forces fired rockets at Eritrean capital

At least three rockets fired at Eritrean capital from Ethiopia

At least three rockets were fired at Eritrea’s capital from Ethiopia on Saturday night, five regional diplomats said, a major escalation of an 11-day conflict pitting Ethiopian federal troops against local forces in the northern Tigray region. At least two of the rockets hit Asmara airport, three diplomats said. With most communications down in Tigray… Read More At least three rockets fired at Eritrean capital from Ethiopia