It was early evening when Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed put out a Tweet proclaiming that the military operation had been “completed” – all that remained was a policing operation to capture the leaders of the TPLF.
But what happened next suggests that the Tigrayans retain a serious military capability.
The Eritrean capital, Asmara was hit by missles after the fall of Mekelle.
The US Embassy in Asmara put out this message on their website.
“Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Asmara, Eritrea