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.
ጀግናው አየር ሀይላችን ውጤታማ ስራ ሰርቷል
የኢትዮጵያ መከላከያ ሰራዊት ቃል አቀባይኮ/ል ጌትነት አዳነ
Our Air Force has done a good job.
Col. Getnet Adane, Spokesperson of the Ethiopian army
Tigray families wait for information after airstrike on village outside Mekelle
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.