Nigerian Air Force Denies Reported Bombardment Of Yobe Village

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The Nigerian Air Force, has denied reports linking one of its fighter jets to the bombing of a community in Yobe State.

NAF spokesman, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet said in a statement that the agency last conducted a mission in Yobe State earlier in the month.

NAF last conducted a mission into Yobe State Not Yunusari Local Government Area on 5 September 2021.

The NAF spokesperson’s comment came hours after residents of Buwari community in Yunusari Local Government Area said several persons had been killed and others injured in the reported bombing.

A source in the community, Haruna Ali, had told reporters that three Toyota Hilux brought the injured victims to Geidam General Hospital.

The community is located 20 kilometres away from Kannamma, the headquarters of Yunusari Local Government Area of the North East state

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