Thousands of refugees escape conflict in Tigray region in northern Ethiopia
Ethiopians, who fled the conflict in the Tigray region in northern Ethiopia due to the clashes in the operation launched by the Federal Government Forces against the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), reach Al Qadarif State, Sudan on November 14, 2020. the number of refugees in neighboring Sudan has been reported to have risen to 10 thousand. ( Stringer – Anadolu Agency )
Around 25,000 Ethiopians have crossed into Sudan to escape fighting in Ethiopia’s northern region of Tigray, according to Sudanese officials.
Abdullah Suleiman, the head of Sudan’s Commission for refugees, held talks on Saturday with officials from the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and Health Ministry in Qadarif province to discuss means of providing shelter and relief to the fleeing refugees, the official SUNA news agency said.
The agency said around 25,000 refugees have crossed the Ethiopian border into the Sudanese provinces of Kassala and Qadarif.