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DW News published this video item, entitled “Rockets from Ethiopia’s Tigray fired at Eritrean capital Asmara | DW News” – below is their description.
A new wave of rocket attacks launched from Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region has targeted Asmara, the capital of neighboring Eritrea. There have been reports of multiple explosions in the city. This came just hours after Ethiopia’s military declared victory in its military campaign against Tigray’s ruling party. The Tigray People’s Liberation Front admitted previous rocket attacks on Eritrea, accusing it of sending troops to support Ethiopian forces.DW News YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Eritrea
Eritrea officially the State of Eritrea, is a country in Eastern Africa, with its capital at Asmara. The northeastern and eastern parts of Eritrea have an extensive coastline along the Red Sea. The nation has a total area of approximately 117,600 km2 (45,406 sq mi), and includes the Dahlak Archipelago and several of the Hanish Islands.
Eritrea is a multi-ethnic country, with nine recognized ethnic groups in its population of around five and a half million. Eritrea has nine national languages which are Tigrinya language, Tigre, Afar, Beja, Bilen, Kunama, Nara, Saho. Most people in the territory adhere to Christianity or Islam, with a small minority adhering to traditional faiths.
Eritrea gained de jure independence in 1993 after an independence referendum. National legislative and presidential elections have never been held since independence.