TPDM kills 11 Woyanne soldiers in Mereb Lekhe

Elias Kifle | September 10th, 2008

The Tigray People’s Democratic Movement (TPDM) has killed 11 Woyanne soldiers and wounded five others in an attack on weyane soldiers stationed in Mereb Lekhe District (northern Ethiopia), said the TPDM’s military committee.

During the attack on 5 September on members of the 1st Brigade 14 Division, stationed near Rama town, the TPDM forces killed the town’s deputy police commissioner and his allies who were harassing residents in the town, the military committee added.

The military committee also said that the TPDM combatants foiled a counterattack, which the weyane regime tried to carry out against its forces.

Meanwhile, on 5 September, the TPDM forces distributed leaflets and magazines to residents of Aksum town detailing the group’s objectives.

It will be recalled that the TPDM forces had put out of action some 35 weyane soldiers during ambush it carried out on 27 August at Medri Felasi, in Laelay Adiyabo [all places in northern Ethiopia].

Source: Voice of the Broad Masses of Eritrea, Asmara, in Tigrinya

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