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Ethiopia: war displaced people flock to Mékélé to flee the "carnage"

2021-06-25T11:10:22.203Z

REPORT - More than 200,000 people are refugees in Mékélé, the capital of Tigray, despite the insecurity that believes there.



Special envoy to Mékélé, Tigré

Amputee children are considered "lucky" in Mékélé.

They did not die and managed to escape the combat zones, despite the lack of transport.

The capital of Tigray, despite the insecurity that believes in it, appears as a safe island in the midst of the

“daily carnage”

denounced by the United States' ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield.

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Bedridden in Ayder Hospital, four-year-old Samrawit Gebrehiwot is one of these survivors.

The girl is from Hawzen, a hundred kilometers to the north.

This town has been taken over several times from the Ethiopian army by the Tigray Defense Forces.

It was an Eritrean soldier, whose forces support the government army and commit the worst abuses, who cut off Samrawit's leg with a bayonet and left her for dead.

When his father returned at night he found his wife and children, including the youngest of 2, lying in blood.

Since the start of the war,

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Source: lefigaro

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