Tinubu Orders Investigation into Kaduna Military Bombing    - The Top Society

Tinubu Orders Investigation into Kaduna Military Bombing   


In response to the accidental military bombing of Tundun Biri village in Kaduna State, President Bola Tinubu has taken swift action, directing a thorough investigation into the incident.

The tragic event occurred on Sunday night during a routine air raid targeting suspected terrorists but resulted in the unintentional firing upon villagers celebrating an Islamic anniversary.

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The Army has claimed responsibility for the ‘friendly fire,’ acknowledging that a group of villagers was inadvertently targeted. Various media reports suggest a death toll ranging between 30 and 85 individuals, with several others injured. Search and rescue operations are underway to locate any additional victims.

President Tinubu, through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, expressed deep sympathy for the affected families. Additionally, he has instructed that those injured receive prompt and adequate medical attention as the investigation seeks to shed light on the circumstances surrounding the tragic incident.

“President Bola Tinubu sympathizes with the families of victims, the people and government of Kaduna State over the bombing mishap in a village at Tundun Biri in Igabi Local Government Area of the state. 

“President Tinubu describes the incident as very unfortunate, disturbing, and painful, expressing indignation and grief over the tragic loss of Nigerian lives. 

“The President directs a thorough and full-fledged investigation into the incident and calls for calm while the authorities look diligently into the mishap. 

“The President also directs swift and comprehensive medical attention for surviving victims while praying for the repose of the souls of the deceased,” the statement reads.

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