Wednesday, July 28

“The soldier forced my grandfather to rape me”, the terrible story of a young victim of the crisis in the Ethiopian region of Tigray

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  • BBC World News

A Photoshopped image showing a woman covering her face and holding her other hand

Warning: some details of this story can hurt the sensibilities of some readers.

“He shot me in the right hand three times. He shot me in the leg three times. He left when he heard a shot from outside.”

This chilling account is from a young Ethiopian who told the BBC how she lost a hand defending herself from a soldier who tried to rape her.

The man had also wanted to force her grandfather to have sex with her.

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