Ethiopian forces capture town and move toward Tigray capital, says senior official

//Ethiopian forces capture town and move toward Tigray capital, says senior official

Ethiopian forces capture town and move toward Tigray capital, says senior official

The Ethiopian military has seized control of the town of Wikro, 50km (30 miles) north of the Tigrayan capital, a senior official said on Friday, a day after the government said it was beginning the “final phase” of an offensive in the northern region.Federal forces have captured Wikro “and will control Mekelle in a few days”, Lieutenant-General Hassan Ibrahim said in a statement. Government troops had also taken control of several other towns, he added.Reuters was not immediately able to reach…

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