Six explosions in Eritrean capital of Asmara, says U.S. State Department

29 Nov 2020 / 13:38 H.

    ADDIS ABABA, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Six explosions were reported in the Eritrean capital, Asmara, late on Saturday, the U.S. State Department said on Twitter although the cause and location were not clear.

    "At 10:13 p.m. on Nov 28 there were six explosions in Asmara," the State Department said in the post on Sunday. Tigrayan forces fighting Ethiopian soldiers have previously fired rockets at Eritrea.

    Reuters was not able to reach the Eritrean government or Tigrayan forces for comment. (Reporting by Omar Mohammed Writing by Katharine Houreld Editing by Robert Birsel)

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