Incident Date
17 January 2021
Adi Goshu, Kunama & Habesha Adigoshu, Kafta Humera
Western, Tigray
Civilians reported killed
16 - 65
(7 of which who are named)
Reported Perpetrator
Amhara Special Forces or Fano Militia
Civilians executed by Amhara militia.
According to witnesses Amhara militia rounded up civilians and executed them near the Tekeze bridge crossing between Western Tigray and Central Tigray. Dozens of bodies were left unburied. An investigation by Amnesty International and HRW stated that about 60 people were taken from their homes, transported to the bridge over Tekeze river and executed there. There were also other people who were killed that day when Amhara forces and Fano, together with Amhara and Welkait residents, began rounding up tigrayan residents.
Atalay Fekada , unknown, male
Zemichael , unknown, male
Hailekiros , unknown, male
Girmay , unknown, male
Gebre Rufael , unknown, male
Negasi Amare , 20, male
Gebrehiwot , unknown, male