TPLF says Eritrean forces are advancing from the North. There is a claim that seem to suggest that Adigrat city is in artillery range. U.S. reportedly attempting to broker ceasefire
It has been thirteen days since the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) started the third round of its military campaign against the Ethiopian Forces when it attacked from Alamata and took control of Kobo just a day after the World Food Programme announced that the former “stole” over half a million liters of fuel from Mekelle warehouse.
Since then the war has been underway on several fronts.
Sources say the TPLF forces suffered a heavy defeat on the Western Front shattering the rebel group’s hope to open up access to Sudan. Adarkai, Maytebri and Telemet towns in the west are said to be freed from TPLF forces. But the Ethiopian government did not confirm it.
In the Waghumra front (northeast of Lalibela) where TPLF shelling killed ten same family members this week, there are reports from local broadcasters that the TPLF lost its fortified trench position and is compelled to retreat.
In the Easter Front, attempts to advance to control more areas from the Afar region of Ethiopia are halted. TPLF is not making any progress.
However, all the above reports are not officially confirmed by the Ethiopian Defense Force.
The United States is reportedly engaged in making a new effort by putting pressure on the Ethiopian government to stop the war. From the experience in the last two rounds of war, the U.S. intervention usually comes in when the TPLF is losing battles.
Mike Hammer, the U.S. special envoy to the Horn of Africa, is said to be in Ethiopia for several days now but no information is available if he made any progress in the U.S. plan to save the TPLF again.
TPLF new accusation against Eritrea
Meanwhile, the TPLF spokesperson, Getachew Reda, accused Eritrean forces of making an offensive in Northern Tigray.
In a twitter message, on Wednesday,, he said :
“Eritrean forces taking up offensive positions in #Rama, #Tserona, #Zalambessa and #Dallol fronts. They have been shelling the outskirts of #Adigrat the whole day. Our forces have for 2weeks now been fighting Eritrean & #AbiyAhmed’s forces in the western front.#TigrayShallPrevail!”
Adigrat city is only about 117 kilometres to the north of Mekelle – from where the TPLF leaders were running the entire region for over a year now although designated as terrorists by the Ethiopian parliament in 2021.
The Eritrean government has not yet remarked on the latest accusation from the TPLF.
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When everyone else is giving up on these two warring groups, USA is still trying to bring them back to their senses. AU, EU and UN have all thrown in the towel and seem to have decided to watch the conflict play itself out. Those two bullies in Moscow and Beijing? Don’t ask me about them. Just watch photos and videos of Debre’s rag tag and ENDF’s soldiers and you will not find one M16 in their hands. They are all AK47’s and RPG’s from Moscow, China, North Korea or some bootlegged replicas from Al-Qahirah. Do you think Putin worries if two niggers slaughter each other to the last soldier while he is busy bombing kindergartens and hospitals in Ukraine?
Btw, did every one of noticed I have noticed all along? Just look at that walrus Getachew. Just look at him. Every time he is shown in the news he is getting fatter and fatter. Also look at Debre. Just look at him. That waist line is getting wider and wider with ballooning beer gut. Meanwhile the citizens there are getting more and more emaciated for lack of food. This should have been a lesson to all of you who are hopping up and down around ‘liberation front’ this and ‘liberation front’ that. You will mightily regret for helping your ‘adorable liberation front’ to its destination and no one will come to your rescue. You should remember the fact that no one democratically elected them to their current leadership position and to begin with no one, I said no one, gave them the mandate to cook up the so-called ‘liberation front’ and they will need nobody’s approval to stay in power once they manage to yank away a territory to call it their personal fiefdom with you in it. That is because the nature of their trade does not allow them to be democratic. You know I have been asking you this question on several occasions before. Can you tell me even one armed rebellion group that turned out to be democratic after achieving victory since the American Revolution? Name one! I thought Sandinistas were some kind of a different breed of armed rebellion but look at them now. Do you think they are so oblivious and even utterly stupid to give you the governance on a silver platter after all that bloody fighting they waged in the bushes? Keep fantasizing and jump around them now. You are forewarned now!