The airstrike which took place on the 33rd anniversary of Ethiopia’s bombing of a busy market in Hawzen, which killed more than 2500 civilians, killed 65 civilians and wounded more than 400 others. The airstrike by the Ethiopian Air Force in Togoga followed a major military defeat.

Tigrai TV | 22 June 2022
Eldana died at the age of three due to complication from an injury sustained during the airstrike
Tigrai TV | 26 June 2022

ጀግናው አየር ሀይላችን ውጤታማ ስራ ሰርቷል

የኢትዮጵያ መከላከያ ሰራዊት ቃል አቀባይ ኮ/ል ጌትነት አዳነ

Our Air Force has done a good job.

Col. Getnet Adane, Spokesperson of the Ethiopian army
“Only combatants, not civilians, were struck in the air strike in Tigray by the Ethiopian Air Force” Colonel Getnet Adane, ENDF spokesperson
Victims of airstrike in Togoga, Enderta district, recount the massacre on Martyrs Day – Tigrai TV | 24 June 2023
Dimtsi Weyane TV | 15 Jan 2022
Dimtsi Weyane TV | 11 Feb 2023
A doctor’s account of the Togoga Massacre
Tigrai TV | 25 June 2022
On 23 June the Ayder hospital in Mekelle was suddenly flooded with wounded civilians after the Ethiopian airstrike on a market in Togoga – TMH | 24 June 2021
Victims reach Ayder Referral Hospital in Mekelle
Victims of the Togoga Massacre finally reach Ayder Hospital in Mekelle having been denied access to medical care by Ethiopian forces
“ኣብ ክልል ትግራይ ቶጎጋ ዝተባህለ ቦታ ዝተኻየደ ደብዳብ ነፈርቲ ኣስታት 50 ሰባት ምሟቶም ንሰብ ሞያ ጥዕና’ቲ ከባቢ ዝጠቀሰ ጸብጻብ ኣሶሴይትድ ፕረስ ሓቢሩ” | VOA Tigrinya 24 June 2021

Tigray families wait for information after airstrike on village outside Mekelle

Relatives of residents of Togoga, a village about 20km west of Mekele where an alleged airstrike on a market killed or wounded dozens of people, wait for information as Red Cross ambulances stand by after being denied access to the site. | AFP 23 June 2021
After 2 days of denials & international condemnation, the Ethiopian military now confirms that it carried out an airstrike in Tigray in what some are calling the Togoga Massacre. But a spokesman told CNN it did not target civilians & the injured in hospitals were ‘actors’. | CNN 24 June 2021
Market air raid kills dozens in Ethiopia’s Tigray, say witnesses. The Ethiopian military is accused of delaying medical access to civilians after allegedly bombing a busy market in the Tigray region, killing and injuring dozens. | Al Jazeera 24 June 2023
General-Director of the WHO, Dr. Tedros Adhanom, condemned the Togoga Massacre by Ethiopian forces and subsequent denial of medical care to victims | WHO 25 June 2021
TMH’s Haile Michael and Stalin discuss the Togoga Massacre

The following images of the massacre were obtained by Tigray Media House

Ida Sawyer, Crisis and Conflict Director at Human Rights Watch, says insufficient response to the 1988 bombing at Hawzen allowed similar war crimes to continue.

Mengistu has Decided to Burn Us like Wood | HRW report, 24 July 1990