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The Ethiopian National Defense Force announced late Thursday that it had killed top officials of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF).
They included TPLF spokesperson Sekoture Getachew and Daniel Assefa, the former head of the Tigray Finance Bureau.
Zeray Asgedom and Abebe Asgedom, two other core members of the TPLF, were also killed during the military operation.
In a statement, the head of Defense Forces Deployment Department, General Tesfaye Ayalew,
confirmed the deaths, saying that in addition, nine other TPLF leaders were arrested following a joint operation conducted by his army and federal security organs.
Ayalew did not disclose when and where the four core leaders were killed.
The other nine members who were arrested include Teklewoini Assefa, former CEO of the Relief Society of Tigray (REST),
Solomon Kidane, the former head of the Tigray Urban Development Bureau, Gebremedhin Tewolde, the former head of the Tigray
Trade Bureau, and Woldegiorgis Desta, the former head of the Tigray Transport Bureau.