On Sunday, the Sudanese military announced that six Sudanese soldiers were killed in an attack in the disputed Al-Fashaga border area with Ethiopia.
The editor of the Sudanese Armed Forces newspaper, Ibrahim al-Houri, announced the fatalities.
With the recent fatalities, the number of soldiers killed in the disputed area was brought to 90 since December 2020, according to Al-Houri.
Ethiopian authorities have not commented on the report thus far.
On Saturday, a Sudanese military source expressed that two soldiers had been killed in clashes with Ethiopian forces in the Al-Fashaga border area.
Sudan and Ethiopia recently renewed a dispute on the 1,600-kilometer-long al-Fashaga border.
Addis Ababa accuses Sudan’s military of occupying Ethiopian territory: a response against a statement from Khartoum on December 31, 2020, which expressed that it imposed its control over the Sudanese territory where Ethiopian militias were present.