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TPLF three divisions of forces entirely annihilated : General Bacha Debele

The TPLF is said to have lost over 10,000 forces from the latest battles in Gonder and Wollo. General Bacha Debelle spoke about the details of it. 


General Bacha Debele on Saturday, had a press conference to update Ethiopians on the latest battle victories in North Western Ethiopia. 

Recalling that the TPLF has made incursions in the Afar and Amhara regions of Ethiopia as part of its strategy to disintegrate Ethiopia, he said that the Junta [a reference to TPLF leadership] is sending child soldiers to war fronts.  

“It organized tens of thousands of ethnic Tigray youths into four armies and undertook an invasion in the Amhara region, “he said. 

The first army under the leadership of General Migbe, who used to be in the Ethiopian Defense Force before the TPLF lost power in Addis Ababa, was operating in the Aderkai and Maitsebri area. 

According to the statement from General Bacha Debelle, Migbe’s (Gneral Baccha called him traitor) force attempted to cut through Debark and Dabat with the aim to control Gonder town. The TPLF force also intended to control Humera to open up a corridor to establish contact with foreign supporters that are hostile to Ethiopia. 

General Bacha disclosed that that force is entirely routed. The army under General Migbe was composed of three cores.  Colonel Geush Gebre led core 1 which is composed of three divisions. The second core was under the leadership of Brigadier General Zenebe ( was also member of Ethiopian Defense Force)

The third core was under the leadership of Brigadier General Worq Ayenu. 

A total of nine TPLF Divisions of forces were entirely annihilated, said General Bacha Debele. It means TPLF’s effort to reach Sudan where it is anticipating to get logistical and arms support, among other things, is foiled. 

TPLF’s army two, under the leadership of Major General Yohannes Wolde Ghiorgis,  was deployed in the South Gondar and North Wollo area. Two divisions are that army is destroyed in the Gashena, Kimir Dingay area, according to General Bacha’s statement. 

Army three is under Brigadier General Fisseha. It was allying with the Kemant mercenary group, as described by General Bacha, attempted an offensive but was unable to withstand the Ethiopian Defense Force and had to retreat after losing some of its forces. 

Watch General Bacha Debele’s update below 

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  1. The general did not mention the status of Waldiya and that archaeological site. He is saying 9 divisions were ‘entirely annihilated’. A division can consist of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers. That means a minimum of 90,000 fighters from Debre’s army were either killed or incapacitated. First of all I have nothing to celebrate here because all those vanquished 90,000 young people were either duped and forced to drop their smartphones and in stead led into an awaiting inferno by Debre and his goons. Meanwhile, what are we gonna hear next? Debre’s vagabonds marching into another metropolitan area? Folks, I am not here to spike your celebration but expressing my lingering question about such military communiques. Before, we were told that Debre and his goons were dealt with telling blows to a point where they would not be able to wage any battle. Then we were rudely treated with videos of thousands of POW’s being paraded into the streets of Mekele in violation of every international law. I’m gonna take this speech by Bacha with a grain of salt. Like I said previously, I’m gonna ask Bacha and his military commanders: Show me the money! Debre and his goons in hand cuffs!!! Or one way trip to an awaiting inferno!!! That is it from me.

  2. Ok, it has been more than a week since this press release. Are major cities like Waldiya still in Debre’s hands? If so, how is that possible since Debre lost 9 divisions? Things are not adding up for me here. Someone has to go in there to yank him out or some other arrangements have to be made. Peasants are always peasants who never had any form of knowledge of fighting battles. Their main occupation/preoccupation has been tilling and tending their farms. They may show their gallantry during zerraafs and gerersaas at Khamrs fueled parties but when they will be the first one to cut and run at the first sound of guns. That was what they did in this case. It is reported more than 500,000 of them are internal refugees now leaving everything behind leaving ravines and escarpments suitable for a guerrilla army Debre has. It is also reported that Debre had secured inside help for those who hail from Amhara and Afar clans. He is duplicating late 1980’s rampage thru the same area by his predecessors. It was told that Mengistu was busy awarding medals and at the same time slaughtering during the time period. Ok Abiy, Bacha and Jula! Waldiya is still in Debre’s hands. Is that considered winning or what? I can tell you this with all certainty. Unless unless an alternative is found and this senseless conflict is allowed to drag on with heavy human and material casualty, sooner if not later battle fatigue is gonna set in. Then everything will start crumbling and suddenly things will blow up right in your face. You better come up with some kind of military genius or pursue an alternative route. Give His Excellency Obasango and Brother Kiir the chance. Let them travel to Mekele so they will have a sit down with Debre and his cabals. This senseless bloodletting must stop. Enough already! Tens of thousands of young people have perished when the whole world was awaiting. Let’s give those mothers a break from wailing for their dead sons and daughters. Nuff said!!!


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