Monday, October 17, 2022

Ethiopian/Eritrean Forces Capture Town in Northwest Tigray

 Reuters published on 17 October 2022 an article titled "Ethiopian Army Captures Large City from Tigray Forces - Sources."

Ethiopian and Eritrean forces have reportedly captured Shire, a sizeable town along the main road to Axum and 90 miles northwest of Mekelle, the capital of Tigray Region.  Shire has been the location of intense fighting since the renewal of conflict in August.