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NAF denies bombing Kaduna village


The Nigerian Air Force has refuted allegations of its involvement in a bombing incident at Tudun Biri village in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The incident was reported to have occurred around 9 pm on Sunday during a Maulud celebration, resulting in multiple casualties.

In response to the claims, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, the spokesperson for the Nigerian Air Force, categorically denied the involvement of NAF in any air operations in Kaduna within the last 24 hours.

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He emphasized that the NAF is not the sole organization operating combat-armed drones in the North-western region of Nigeria.

In a statement released by the NAF, Commodore Gabkwet urged the media to exercise due diligence before disseminating unverified and unconfirmed reports.

The statement reads:

“The news making the rounds alleging that Nigerian Air Force (NAF) aircraft accidentally killed innocent civilians in Kaduna is false. Please be informed that the NAF has not carried out any air operations within Kaduna State and environs in the last 24 hours.”

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“Also, note that the NAF is not the only organization operating combat armed drones in the North-western region of Nigeria.

“It is also important to ensure that due diligence is always exhausted by the media before going to press with unverified and unconfirmed reports”

Thank you.”