Officials in Ethiopia have accused Tigrayan fighters of killing 119 civilians in the neighbouring region of Amhara.
They said they had discovered two mass graves in the Dabat district.
The officials said the killings were carried out during a two-day period earlier this month.
Residents of Chena village, 10km from Dabat, said there had been heavy fighting there.
Dabat administrator Ato Wubalem said 119 bodies had been recovered but residents said some people were still missing.
The bodies were reburied at a church compound.
Local officials and witnesses who spoke to the BBC said rebel fighters committed the atrocity after losing territory during 10 days of heavy fighting.but Tigrey’s people’s liberation front has not commented. END.