Ethiopia: At least 56 killed in Tigray air strike on camp for internally displaced, aid workers say

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At least 56 people have been killed in an air strike at a camp for internally displaced people in Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray, according to Reuters.

There were at least 30 others injured, two aid workers told the news agency, citing local authorities and eyewitness accounts.

The workers sent Reuters pictures of people wounded in hospital, including many children,

The government has been accused of targeting civilians in the 14-month conflict with rebellious Tigrayan forces - which it has previously denied.

Military spokesman Colonel Getnet Adane and government spokesman Legesse Tulu did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

The aid workers, who asked not to be named because they did not have permission to speak to the press, said the number of casualties was confirmed by local authorities.

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