NAIROBI, July 13 (Reuters) - Rebels in Ethiopia's Tigray region said on Tuesday they had recaptured a main town from rival forces and were pushing to take back more territory.
War broke out last November between Tigray's ruling party, the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), and Ethiopian federal forces.
But some parts in the west and south are also claimed by neighbouring Amhara region, which has sent fighters to the contested areas.
"The Amhara forces were routed in the highlands north of Alamata and to the east of Alamata as well as the federal forces.
But neighbouring Amhara region claims the land and its forces, along with Ethiopian troops and allies from neighbouring Eritrea, are stationed in the territory.
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