Incident Date
5 January 2021
Gu'etelo, Hayelom, Gulo Mekeda
Eastern, Tigray
Civilians reported killed
28 - 38
(33 of which who are named)
Reported Perpetrator
Eritrean Defence Force
Civilians killed by Eritrean soldiers.
Inside the Medhanie Alem priests and worshippers were shot by Eritrean soldiers. Also in the surroundings of the curch were people killed.
Desalegn Kahsay , 75, male
Nega Tesfay , 100, male
Gebre Atsbeha , 40, male
Hagos Hailu , unknown, male
Kidane Teklehaimanot , unknown, male
Birhane Gebrearegawi , unknown, male
Girmay Niguse , unknown, male
Mikias Girmay Niguse, Child, male
Tsigab Alem Fitwi, unknown, male
Desalegn Tesfu Hagos, unknown, male
Etay Zehafta , unknown, female
Mihret Gebreezgi , unknown, female
Hadega Lemma , unknown, female
Kahsa Gebre , unknown, female
Kidan Weldu , unknown, female
Kidan Reda , unknown, female
Letay Gebremariam , unknown, female
Birhan Gebretsadik , unknown, female
Bekuretsion Desta , 33, male
Destalem Girmay , unknown, male
Abrehet Oqubazgi , unknown, female
Tesfay Gebreselassie , unknown, male
Birhane Gebreyesus , unknown, male
Mehret Gebrezigi , unknown, female
Zehafta , unknown, male