Heavy fighting kills 20 in region bordering Tigray

Tigray conflict

Buses carrying Ethiopian refugees who fled the fighting in the Tigray depart from the Hamdayet area of Sudan's eastern Kassala state to a camp, on November 22, 2020.

Photo credit: Ashraf Shazly | AFP

At least 20 civilians have been killed and tens of thousands displaced in "heavy fighting" between rebels and pro-government forces in Ethiopia's Afar region, which neighbours war-hit Tigray, an official said on Thursday. 

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