Ethiopian forces liberate Woldia, Kobo from TPLF

Ethiopian forces liberate Woldia, Kobo from TPLF

Politics

The Ethiopian national defense force today announced liberating Woldia, Kobo, Srinqa, Robit towns found in North Wollo from the Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF).

Now all towns Northern Wollo in Amhara region freed from the TPLF, which is designated as a terrorist group by the Ethiopian Parliament, according to the statement just made by the Ministry of Government Communications.



The announcement made today by the Ethiopian Government Communications Ministry heralds the liberation of all major towns in Amhara and Afara regions from the control of the rebels, which have been expanding to the south in an attempt to capture the capital Addis Ababa as advised by the United States.

The war between Ethiopian Government and TPLF began when the latter attacked Ethiopian military base – northern command found in Tigray region on November 3, 2020 as admitted by the officials of the rebel group ion Tigray TV.

It is estimated that the war has led to the death of tens of thousands of people from both sides. In addition, several millions of civilians, mainly in Tigray, Amhara, and Afar regions of Ethiopia are also displaced due to the war instigated by the TPLF.

The Ethiopian national defense force along with militias from Afar and Amhara regions along with Fano, have launched an offensive a few weeks ago when Prime Minister Ahmed decided to lead at the frontline the battle against the invasion and expansion of TPLF in Amhara and Afar regions on the frontline.



Reports show that hundreds of schools, health facilities, private and public properties worth billions of dollars are destructed or looted by the ethnic based terrorist group.

Even though the TPLF’s plan was to return back to power by overthrowing Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed from power, the war has cost the Front most of its core leaders who are either killed or captured hiding in mountains during the first few months of the war.