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Ethiopian military has taken ‘full control’ of Tigray capital, the government says

MEKELLE: Ethiopian federal forces have taken "full control" of the Tigray region's capital Mekelle, the prime minister and the military's chief of staff said on Saturday evening.

Authorities had said earlier that government forces were in the final stages of an offensive in the region and would take care to protect civilians in Mekelle, a city of 500,000 people. There was no immediate comment from the Tigrayan forces in the northern region, who have been fighting government troops for the past three weeks.

News source ~ Arab News