Incident Date
16 November 2020
Mekelle, Mekelle, Mekelle
Mekelle, Tigray
Civilians reported killed
2 - 3
(0 of which who are named)
Reported Perpetrator
Ethiopian National Defence Force
It is reported that a helicopter airstrike killed 2 civilians.
Multiple sources said the Ethiopian army conducted airstrikes in and around Mekelle. UNHCR confirmed UN workers witnessed one airstrike not far from them. A Tigrayan news station reported 2 people were killed and more injured in one of the strikes. The government acknowledged carrying out airstrike around Mekelle, but stated it only targeted military targets and not civilians.
Personal details of the victim(s) are not reported for this incident.