Nigerian Air Force investigating alleged airstrike on soldiers

The Nigerian Air Force says it will explore claims that its officials murdered troopers thinking they were Boko Haram individuals.

A video getting out and about on the web, shows an officer in the North East, claiming that mil faculty was assaulted by an Air Force composed airstrike in Mainok, Maiduguri after they were confused with Boko Haram fear based oppressors.

Responding to the viral video, the Air Force in a progression of tweets posted on its authority handle, said it is researching the supposed occurrence and that the overall population will be properly refreshed when the examination is finished up.

The tweet read

”The attention of the @NigAirForce has been drawn to reports alleging “How NAF Killed over 20 Nigerian Army Personnel by Accident in Air Strike” at Mainok which is about 55km to Maiduguri.

The NAF wishes to state that visuals and reports been circulated are currently being investigated and the general public will be duly updated on the alleged incident.

All enquiries should please be directed to the Office of the Director of Public Relations and Information, Headquarters Nigerian Air Force.”

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