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Dutch charity says employee killed in Ethiopia's Tigray region

FILE PHOTO: An aid worker measures the arm diameter of an Ethiopian asylum seeker at a nutrition clinic at the Um Rakuba refugee camp which houses Ethiopians fleeing the fighting in the Tigray region, on the the border in Sudan, December 3, 2020. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

FILE PHOTO: An aid worker measures the arm diameter of an Ethiopian asylum seeker at a nutrition clinic at the Um Rakuba refugee camp which houses Ethiopians fleeing the fighting in the Tigray region, on the the border in Sudan, December 3, 2020....more

FILE PHOTO: An aid worker measures the arm diameter of an Ethiopian asylum seeker at a nutrition clinic at the Um Rakuba refugee camp which houses Ethiopians fleeing the fighting in the Tigray region, on the the border in Sudan, December 3, 2020. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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