Eritrean refugees caught in crossfire of Ethiopia’s Tigray war
07 February 2021 | 2:38 pm
Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia were forced to flee their camp in Ethiopia's Tigray region when Prime Minister Abyi Ahmed's forces launched a military operation. They now live in Mai Aini camp, one of two refugee camps in southern Tigray where the UN has regained access.
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