Veteran EPLF fighters Brg. General Mebrahtu Tekleab (Vaynak), Brg. General Amanuel Haile (Hanjema) and Mr. Desu Tesfatsion passed away on 20 March at 4:30 P.M. due to car accident.
The veteran combatants encountered the accident around Ab-Dirbabo while they were on their way to participate at the 30th anniversary celebrations of the demise of Wukaw Iz.
With regards to the funeral ceremony of the veteran fighters would be announced through the national media outlets.