24 rebels killed in military operation in central Ethiopia

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed

This frame grab from a video obtained from the Ethiopian Public Broadcaster (EBC) on November 4, 2020, shows Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed ordering a military response to a deadly attack by the ruling party of Tigray.

Photo credit: Ethiopian Public Broadcaster | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Ararsa Merdasa, Commissioner of Oromia Police Commission, said 24 Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) rebels were killed in a joint federal-regional security forces operation.
  • Abiy on Wednesday ordered military operations against the rebel Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) in response to an attack on a government army base earlier in the day.

Addis Ababa,

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