ADDIS ABEBA – Federal government of Ethiopia announced on Saturday its army has taken control of Mekele City in their final assault against TPLF forces.
The announcement came after the federal troops launched the final chapter of the law enforcement operation which targeted to control Mekel City – the seat of tplf leadership.
Prime minster Abiy Ahmed has commended troops and the Tigray people for their cooperation during the operation saying “the people have showed their estrangement from the military Junta during the time of federal troops operation various part of the region ”.
Abiy has mentioned the control of the city without civilian casuality in the city.
The prime minster has vowed to repair infrastructures swiftly that has been demolished the TPLF forces in several part of Tigray region.
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