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Tigray region ‘now a hell to its enemies,’ say defiant local leaders

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The local rulers of Ethiopia’s rebellious Tigray region said on Wednesday they would never surrender to federal troops and would soon defeat their two-week offensive.

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“Tigray is now a hell to its enemies,” the local government said in a lengthy statement on the state of a war rocking Ethiopia and the wider Horn of Africa region.

There was no immediate response from Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s government.

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