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  • well, we start with some breaking news because Ethiopia's Human Rights Commission says at least 600 civilians were killed in a massacre in the northern T Cry state earlier this month.

  • Now it's accusing and Tick Ryan Youth Group carrying out The attack happened on November the ninth, targeting residents from non to grind ethnic groups.

  • The leaders of the local security forces have previously denied any responsibility for the killings.

  • The new claims come as three Ethiopian government prepares for an attack on the T grind capital off Mike Kelly to grind.

  • Rebels have been urged to surrender.

  • More than 41,000 refugees have so far fled to Sudan because of the ongoing conflict.

  • Let's go over to our correspondent Calculon.

  • Give a little who's in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.

  • What information do you have about this massacre?

  • Calculon?

  • This report by the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission supports an earlier report by Amnesty International.

  • I'm just the international at that time called what happened in a small town called My Cadre a massacre and now it's European Human Rights Commission is also saying that uh, it's accusing.

  • Retreating to ground forces and local informal use group off targeting 90 g who are residing there and killing them in a horrible fashion.

  • Some of them were bitten by sticks, others were burned and the others were also stopped.

  • Eso This report is saying that what happened there could amount to, uh, crimes against humanity or war crimes at the grand.

  • Authorities had earlier denied these accusations.

  • We should note that this report comes from ah state appointing but state appoint the body.

  • But it za commission with reasonable credibility on DWI Bean Hearing from the United Nations.

  • Gia about just how bad the humanitarian situation is becoming.

  • What about the number of people who are on the move because of all this?

  • That's also increasing.

  • Now it's It's been exactly three weeks since this fighting broke out on a Zoff.

  • Now more than 40,000 Ethiopians have cross borders on our station in makeshift camps in Sudan.

  • Will to understand that there is a high number of internally displaced people and it appears northernmost state off to dry, which is neighboring through Eritrea, is also home to at least 100,000 Eritrean refugees, and the U.

  • N.

  • Is saying that these refugees are in a critical condition now, and basic supplies there could run out in a week s.

  • So we're hearing more and more tragic stories off the human cost of this conflict.

  • Yeah.

  • How difficult Calculon is it to verify all the stories that you're hearing ALS The claims and accusations that air coming from Tigre that's being very difficult since fighting broke out.

  • Uh, there is a communication blackout.

  • Internet and phone lines are not working.

  • They're still not working.

  • Uh, transportacion is difficult, and journalists and other humanitarian agencies are finding it very difficult to reach there.

  • Which means we don't have independent and credible information to verify these claims.

  • Eso it's been very difficult, but we were trying to piece together what's coming from both sides and what we can understand for now is there is a very tragic and, ah, horrible human cost of this conflict.

  • Calculon, you bell tower there in Addis Ababa.

  • Thank you very much.

well, we start with some breaking news because Ethiopia's Human Rights Commission says at least 600 civilians were killed in a massacre in the northern T Cry state earlier this month.

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