ETHIOPIA CONFLICT

This picture has been online since 2014 and does not show weapons seized in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

Published on 15/07/2021 at 17:09

An image of weapons and ammunition has been shared hundreds of times on Facebook in Ethiopia alongside a claim it shows an arsenal recently seized from the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) by the Amhara Special Forces, soldiers of a region that shares a border with the northern Tigray region. However, this is false. This photograph shows weapons seized by the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) in Mogadishu back in 2014.