(ANSA) – GONDAR, JUL 13 – The Tigre rebel forces’ yesterday launched a new offensive in the Ethiopian region, conquering the important city of Alamata: the spokesman for the Tiger People’s Liberation Front (Tplf) said so. Getachew Reda. “Yesterday we launched an offensive in the (southern region of) Raya and defeated the federal defense forces and special forces divisions in Amhara,” Reda said. “We have secured most of the southern Tigre, including Korem and Alamata” (the main town in the area), he added. Fights are also underway in western Tigre, the spokesman said. (HANDLE).
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