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Kaduna bombings deaths hit 120, survivors allege twin strike

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Survivors of the accidental bombing in Tudun Biri village, Kaduna State, claim that they were bombed twice by the Nigerian Army during a religious celebration.

The death toll from the tragic incident has risen to 120, with officials from Amnesty International confirming the toll on affected communities.

Saudatu Alamagani, a survivor, recounted the harrowing experience, stating, “They bombed us twice…while we were looking for motorcycles to convey those that critically needed medical attention to the hospital, the military returned with the bombardment.”

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Another survivor, Sulaiman Umar, affirmed that the village was bombed twice, describing the aftermath as gruesome.

Amnesty International’s Country Director, Isah Sanusi, disclosed that their on-the-ground assessment recorded over 120 casualties, contradicting the earlier figure released by the National Emergency Management Agency.

The victims included women, men, children, and pregnant women, adding a layer of tragedy to the accidental bombing.

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President Bola Tinubu expressed his condolences and directed a comprehensive investigation into the incident.

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