Two Eritrean rebel groups said they killed 11 government soldiers and wounded some 20 others in a coordinated attack on military camps in southern Eritrea
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Two US aid agencies ordered out of Beja area
An Eritrean government official strongly denied yesterday opposition reports that security forces have arrested hundreds of people whose children and relatives have fled the Horn of Africa country.
At least 56 people were killed and 30 were seriously injured when a bus plunged over an embankment southwest of Asmara in Eritrea.