Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has vowed to continue a military offensive in the northern state of Tigray despite international calls for restraint.
Abiy Ahmed’s administration accused the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) of attacking the military.
The Tigray People’s Liberation Front ( TPLF), which governs the state, said it could not ignore the danger.
Tensions between the party, which was once the most powerful force in the country, and the federal government have been building for months
It had previously accused the federal authorities of plotting to invade the region.