News

TPLF’s Claim Of Downing Fighter Jet is untrue, says top Fed Army Official

ADDIS ABEBA – The Ministry of Defence has rejected TPLF’s claim that its forces had shot down a fighter jet belonging to Ethiopian Air Force, reported fana broadcasting on Monday.

“The information is totally false,” said Major General Mohammed Tessema, Defence Indoctrination Director General at the Ministry.

He said the Ethiopian Air Force has been striking targeted areas in Tigray regional state.

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed confirmed airstrike hit in Ethiopia’s northern region Tigray in an speech he made last Friday to announce “the successful completion” of first round military operations against forces of Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF).