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BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian Military jet mistakenly bombs IDP camp in Borno; over 50 feared dead, 120 injured

So many feared dead as Nigerian fighter jet drops a bomb at the Rann Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Borno State.

There are thousands of IDP at the Rann IDP camp which is located in Kala-balge Local Government Area of the North East state.

Report stated that six (6) Red Cross workers were also killed;


Confirming the incident, the Theatre Commander of Nigerian forces in Borno, Maj. Gen. Lucky Irabor, said that;

Head of the counter-insurgency operation in the North-east and Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Lucky Irabor

Head of the counter-insurgency operation in the North-east and Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Lucky Irabor

“This morning today, we received reports about gathering of Boko Haram terrorists somewhere in Kala Balge Local Government area of Borno State. We got a coordinate and I directed that the air should go to address the problem.

“Unfortunately the strike was conducted but it turned out that the locals somewhere in Rann were affected.

“We are yet to get the details of the casualties. But we have some civilians that have been killed, others are wounded and we also have two of our soldiers that were also wounded. Among some that are wounded are local staffs of the Medicine Sans Frontiers as well as ICRC,” he said.

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The International Red Cross (ICRC), helicopter has been deployed to the camp to evacuated the wounded to hospitals.

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari said;

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