Seyoum Mesfin among TPLF officials killed in ENDF operation

ENDF also announced the arrest of five members: four military and one civilian administration of member of Tigray regional state leadership under TPLF.

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Seyoum Mesfin among TPLF officials killed in ENDF operation

Brigadier General Tesfaye Ayalew of Ethiopian National Defense Forces (ENDF) said that former Foreign Minister Seyoum Mesfin, former TPLF Executive Member, and long-serving TPLF/EPRDF politician, Abay Tsehaye, and current TPLF executive member and former Government whip, Asmelash Woldesellassie, were all killed. (Pictures 1-3)

Ambassador Seyoum has briefly served as Special Envoy of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for the Middle East and Asia after the latter appointed him in 2018.

Another senior military officer, Colonel Kiros Hagos, who the ENDF statement described as a former member of ENDF who defected has also been killed.

ENDF also announced the arrest of five members: four military and one civilian administration of member of Tigray regional state leadership under TPLF.

As with all similar announcements since last week, there is no detail on the exact circumstances of the killing and arrest of the said officials.

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