Incident Date
7 January 2022
Dedebit, Dedebit, Asgede
North Western, Tigray
Civilians reported killed
56 - 59
(36 of which who are named)
Reported Perpetrator
Ethiopian National Defence Force
Civilians killed in an airstrike by Ethiopian army.
At least 56 people were killed in a precision drone strike on a school that is being used as a shelter for internally displaced people. The victims were mainly children, women and elderly who were earlier displaced from Western Tigray. More than 100 people are also reported injured. Aid workers had to suspend humanitarion operation in the zone after these airstrikes.