Sources have reported that two Eritrean refugees have been physically assaulted and have sustained critical injuries in Adi Harush, Tigray. The attack occurred on July 16th while the refugees were in search of grain mill machine. According to the report, they were attacked by armed individuals. The refugees are now admitted in the local hospital and are in critical condition. The report also added these victims are not getting sufficient treatment and care due to the shortage of medical care supplies that has been impacted by the war.
The sources also reported that the refugees in Adi harush and Mai-Aini camps are being forced to give up their currency and cellphones. The intense conflict in the area has led to the closure of the local bank and the expense of living has increased significantly.
The UN has stated that Eritrean refugees have been victim of retaliation , imprisonment and neglect in the Tigray region. Eritrean refugee has been killed by the Tigrayan militia in recent eventd as a result. Additionally ,Radio Erena reported that the refugees are forced to carry and transport armory’s that were ceased in the war.
Currently, two refugee camps have been completely destroyed and are not suitable for living conditions. The whereabouts of most of the resident refugees remains unknown up to this present time. “