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Air Force Denies Reports Of It’s Air Strikes Hitting Civilians In Error

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reacted to reports that it’s fighter jet believed to be targeting the Islamic State in West African Province(ISWAP) terrorist group, wrongly hit a civilian population in Yobe State.

Reacting, the NAF Denied the reports in a statement on Wednesday by the NAF spokesman, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet.

The spokesperson explained that the agency last conducted a mission in Yobe State earlier in the month.

He said:

“NAF last conducted a mission into Yobe State (Not Yunusari LGA) on 5 September 2021 and it was an armed recce.”

“No bomb or missile was even expended”.

It was reported earlier that Nigerian Air Force fighter jet has killed nine people in Buhari community, Yunusari Local Government Area of Yobe State.

Several other villagers sustained injuries and are now receiving medical attention at a government health facility in Geidam.

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