U.N. Security Council notes concern over humanitarian situation in Tigray

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council on Thursday expressed concern about the humanitarian situation in Ethiopia's Tigray region and allegations of human rights violations, including reports of sexual violence against women and girls.

"The members of the Security Council expressed their deep concern about allegations of human rights violations and abuses, including reports of sexual violence against women and girls in the Tigray region and called for investigations to find those responsible and bring them to justice," the 15-member council said in a statement agreed on Thursday.

(Reporting by Michelle Nichols and Daphne Psaledakis; Editing by Chris Reese)

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