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Getachew Assefa reported dead in the Tigray region of Ethiopia

Ethiopian Satellite Television claims Getahew Assefa is dead and buried in Tigray region of Ethiopia


Ethiopia’s notorious intelligence chief during the last twenty years or so of Tigray People’s Liberation Front dominated administration, Getachew Assefa, reported dead. He served as Director of National Information and Intelligence Services.

US based Ethiopian Satellite Television claimed sources in the Ethiopian Defense Force to report that he died of heart conditions. Furthermore, ESAT claimed that he was laid to rest after a church service in a place called Lukia – in the Tigray region.

It is also claimed that TPLF forces sometime last week relocated Getachew from Kola Temben to Bora and Dela – where the TPLF forces are said to have retreated to.

The report is not confirmed by other sources – including the state media Ethiopian News Agency (ENA)

There had been a federal court order to arrest Getachew Assefa in connection with alleged heinous human rights violations in investigation chambers and prison facilities.

In a related development, there are reports that the Ethiopian Defense Force killed about six military generals that deserted the army to join TPLF forces.

They were killed near Raya Dera and Bora. They were killed following days of fighting that involved airstrike.

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  1. I shade no tears for murderers and mass executioners of innocent fellow human beings. From what I gather, this guy has bloody hands dripping right out of his fingers, during the terror rulers of TPLF juntas and in the darkest history of ETHIOPIA.
    ኢትዮጵያ: ታበፅህ: ዕደዊሃ: ሐበ: እግዚአብሔር::

  2. Are you sure the info you got is reliable? Esat often gets it wrong! You say Getachew was buried at Lukia? Then Eth gov should go and exhume the body. You say Tplf forces have retreated to Bora and Dela? Then Ethiopia gov forces should go take them out! There is something about this info that I feel hard to trust.

  3. Things might not be easy and simple as one may think. Duties are given priority according to their importance and urgency. I am sure government forces have their plan and procedure for such case. Why is it so hard to trust the information?


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