The Nigerian Airforce has reacted after being called out for allegedly killing soldiers its jet mistook as terrorists.
Airforce mistakenly bomb soldiers
The Nigerian Airforce has said it is investigating reports that its fighter jets killed at least 20 soldiers it mistook for terrorists in Mainok.
The Air Force broke its silence on Twitter after a video
of the incident went viral.
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 been investigated and the generally 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 or forwarded to [email protected]