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Vol 63 No 17

Published 25th August 2022


Downing a ceasefire

The shooting down of a plane apparently bound for Tigray by Ethiopia's air force on 24 August could confirm a return to civil war after five months of ceasefire. Ethiopia's air force stated it had shot down a plane carrying weapons for the rebel Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) that had encroached on the country's airspace via Sudan. The TPLF has denied that the plane was linked to them.

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