At least 50 gov’t soldiers killed in a fight with rebels

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13-10-2016

The Diaspora based Ethiopian Satellite Television Station (ESAT) has reported that at least 50 soldiers of the Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) have been killed in a fight with a so called “Freedom and Justice Forces” near Ashere Dogaw district of Northern Gonder, Ethiopia. It said several soliders were wounded and captured. ESAT said the leader of the rebels known as Patriot Abera Gobaw and another rebel were killed during the fight which took place over a span of 10 hours today.

The fight is going on in another location, the station added.

The report added that the fight broke our when government soldiers launched an unexpected attack on the rebels.