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Eritrean soldiers killed 19 civilians in latest Tigray atrocity, locals claim (The Guardian)

Killings took place near Ethiopia’s Abuna Yemata church on 8 May, according to multiple testimonies

The site of the Abuna Yemata church in Tigray
The alleged attack took place in a small rural settlement on steep slopes below the fifth-century stone church of Abuna Yemata in Tigray. Photograph: Sergi Reboredo/Alamy

Eritrean soldiers killed 19 civilians in a village at the foot of an internationally celebrated rock-hewn church in Tigray three weeks ago, witnesses, relatives and local residents have claimed, the latest alleged atrocity in the war-torn Ethiopian region.

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