Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Ethiopia: Dozens killed in skirmish between regime forces and freedom fighters

ESAT News (November 9, 2016)
A skirmish between regime forces and freedom fighters in northern Ethiopian continued for the second day on Thursday. Regime forces used local farmers to do the fighting for them resulting in the death of about 40, the freedom fighters claim.
Sources said the skirmish in Wogera, in a place called Ankash, has also resulted in the death of 2 from the freedom fighters side.
Residents of Wogera meanwhile said the death toll on the side of the regime forces could be 30. Other sources in Gondar say bodies of regime soldiers have reached the town on Thursday.
Local authorities say two fighters have surrendered to the regime forces while 2 other “terrorists” were killed.
There have been several reports of gunbattle between regime soldiers and armed resistance groups in northern Ethiopia. The Ethiopian regime continues to deny and belittle the attack by armed groups in that region who have claimed to have killed several soldiers of the regime.

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