Ethiopia army says 1,000 captured senior military officers freed

Ethiopian soldiers in Dansha

Ethiopian soldiers rest in front of the entrance to the 5th Battalion of the Northern Command of the Ethiopian Army in Dansha, Ethiopia, on November 25, 2020. 

Photo credit: Eduardo Soteras | AFP

Ethiopia said on Thursday that its joint forces have freed more than 1,000 senior military officers and soldiers who had been held hostage for weeks by the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF).

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