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has captured three towns in the northern region of Tigray, where it has been battling regional forces on and off for two years, the government said on Tuesday.
The conflict pitting the Ethiopian military and their allies, who include Eritrean troops, against the Tigray forces has killed thousands, displaced millions and left hundreds of thousands on the brink of famine.
“The ENDF (Ethiopian National Defence Force) hasin urban areas,” Ethiopia’s government information service said in a statement.