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Mekelle, capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray, hit by air strikes: Regional TV

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Mekelle, the capital of northern Ethiopia’s Tigray region, was hit by air strikes on Monday, regionally controlled television reported.

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Tigrai Television, controlled by the region’s Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), reported that the air strikes had injured several civilians. An aid worker and a diplomat also told Reuters that there were air strikes in Mekelle.

Billene Seyoum, a spokeswoman for Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

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