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Ethiopia Declares State of Emergency Amid Rising Regional Attacks

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has declared a state of emergency following rising Tigrayan attacks on national military troops.

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has declared a state of emergency. This follows alleged rising attacks from the northern region of Tigray. According to The Washington Post, the Ethiopian government alleges that the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) provoked the government into military confrontation. This after TPLF was accused of attempting to steal artillery and other military equipment during an alleged attack earlier in the week.

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