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Ethiopia declares nationwide state of emergency

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Transfer comes after Tigrayan fighters stated that they had captured two strategic cities in Amhara area and thought of marching on Addis Ababa.

Ethiopia’s council of ministers has declared a nationwide state of emergency efficient instantly, in response to state media.

The transfer on Tuesday got here after fighters from the northern Tigray area, who’ve been preventing federal authorities forces for a yr, stated that they had captured the strategic cities of Dessie and Kombolcha in Amhara area, and indicated they could advance on the capital, Addis Ababa, additional south. The federal government stated troopers have been nonetheless battling for management.

Earlier within the day, authorities in Addis Ababa informed residents to registers their weapons within the subsequent two days and put together to defend the town.

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