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Eritreans Behind Atrocity in Northern Ethiopia, Report Finds

  • Ethiopian rights group says more than 100 people were killed
  • Conflict in Tigray continues, after Ethiopia declares victory

Photographer: Eduardo Soteras/AFP/Getty Images

More than a hundred people were killed last November by Eritrean forces in the northern Ethiopian town of Axum, according to the Ethiopian independent human rights body.

The rights group based its findings on interviews with 45 family members of the victims as well as survivors, eyewitnesses and religious leaders. The death toll could be higher, the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said in a statement on Wednesday.