Many Feared Dead As Jet Reportedly Bombs Kaduna Village

Many villagers were feared dead following a bomb allegedly dropped by a Nigerian Air Force jet during a Maulud celebration at Tudun Biri, a community within Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna state.

The incident, which reportedly happened around 9:00 pm on Sunday, left about 30 people killed.

According to reports, the bomb struck while the villagers gathered to commemorate Maulud in the village.

“They were celebrating Maulud (birth of Prophet Muhammad) when the jet dropped the bomb, resulting in the immediate death of more than 30 people,” a resident revealed.

There is apprehension that the death toll may increase.

Samuel Aruwan, Overseeing Commissioner of the State Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, while reacting to the incident, did not provide casualty figures, noting that the government would address the media in a press conference at the Government House.

The NAF is yet to speak on the incident as of press time.

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