Addis Ababa - An additional 641
Ethiopian civilians were repatriated Saturday from Eritrea, bringing the
total number returned home within a week under the auspices of the International
Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to 2,055.
They were transferred from Adi Abeto
detention camp near Asmara and taken to the Ethiopian border town of Rama,
via the Mereb River crossing point, the ICRC said in a press release Sunday.
It added that Ethiopian and Eritrea red
cross volunteers assisted in the operation.
In a similar operation 23 December, 1,414