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Tekeze Bridge, one of the main supply routes into Ethiopia’s Tigray region has been destroyed, constraining humanitarian assistance into the region.
“We are devastated to hear the Tekeze Bridge—one of the main supply routes into Tigray, Ethiopia—has been destroyed,” the International Rescue Committee said in a Tweet. “This means aid efforts will be even more severely hampered amid the ongoing conflict. The IRC continues to call for unfettered humanitarian access to the region.”
The devastating news comes just days after Ethiopian and Eritrean troops left the region and a ceasefire was declared.
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