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Battle of Omal
Part of Eritrean War of Independence
Battle of Omal is located in Eritrea
Battle of Omal (Eritrea)
Date14 September 1961
LocationOmal, Eritrea
Result ELF victory
Eritrean Liberation Front  Ethiopian Empire
Commanders and leaders
Hamid Idris Awate Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Casualties and losses
1 killed Unknown

The Battle of Omal was the second battle in the Eritrean War of Independence, and took place in 14 September 1961.[1] In the battle, Ethiopian police units attempted to avenge the defeat in the Battle of Adal, but after a fierce battle they retreated.[2] The Battle of Omal was the first battle where the ELF lost a soldier, Mohammed Fayd.[2]


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