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The fighting in Ethiopia's north erupted in early November, when the federal government accused the ruling party in the rebel Tigray region of attacking a local military base. The government has launched an offensive in the region in response.
The Ethiopian government has taken control of Adigrat, a town located in the Tigray Region, authorities said on Saturday, as quoted by Reuters.
Adigrat lies 116 km north from Mekelle, the capital of Tigray Region, and 898 km north of the nation's capital Addis Ababa. The Ethiopian government is currently pushing its military further into the region to topple rebel forces following an eruption of violence on 4 November.
ccording to Reuters, it's hard to verify the current positions of the forces, as internet and phone lines have been down since the conflict began.
Ongoing Clashes in Ethiopia
The federal government is accusing the rebel TPLF party (Tigray People's Liberation Front), which maintains de facto control of the region, of attacking a local military base in early November.
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