Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Ethiopia: Account of Fall of Shire in Tigray Region

 The Washington Post published on 17 October 2022 an article titled "Ethiopian Soldiers Take Strategic City in Tigray Amid Civilian Exodus" by Katharine Houreld.  

The article describes the fall of Shire in northwest Tigray Region to Ethiopian and Eritrean forces.  A western source estimated that 87,500 Ethiopian soldiers and 25,000 to 60,000 Eritrean soldiers are engaged in the current hostilities in Tigray.