Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announces capture of Mekele
Prime Minister Abiy announced that the Ethiopian National Defense Forces (ENDF) controlled Mekele in an operation that avoided damage on civilians and heritages.
The PM stated that the people of Tigray demonstrated their love for their country and the defense forces.
Apart from the small group of destructive forces TPLF armed, underscored the PM, the people of Tigray supported the defense forces; the situation spurred the latter and expedited the group's defeat and the victory of the defense forces.
He then expressed his gratitude for the support the people of Tigray showed.
He finally promised to rebuild the infrastructure destroyed by the group up on its doomed flee.