Popular Front for the Liberation of Tigray soldiers show their S-125 anti-aircraft missile system / Pechora , 10 km north of Alula Aba Nega Airport in the regional capital, Mekele.
The official Ethiopian government has been carrying out a military operation against the “rebels” for the past few days.
A pair of Ethiopian Air Force fighter jets hit targets of the opposition Popular Front for the Liberation of Tigray in the region of the same name after escalating years of fighting.
On November 4, detachments loyal to the Tigraya regional government seized the base of government forces, resulting in deaths and injuries among the military.
Federal authorities have introduced a state of emergency for six months and are moving additional units of the country’s armed forces to the region.