“We’re Bombed Twice”: Survivors of Army Accidental Bombing Make Fresh Revelation

Dec 6, 2023 | Entertainment, News

The surviving people of the accidental bombing by the Nigerian Army at the Tudun Biri in the Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Tuesday, December 5, said they were bombed twice during the incident.

According to The Punch, the death toll from the scene of the incident has risen to 120, as stated by the officials of Amnesty International, who visited the affected area to confirm the number of death toll.

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Survivors of the Kaduna bombing narrate ordeals
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The military airstrike was meant to flush out terrorists on Sunday night, December 3, but accidentally hit the civilians during the celebration of Maulud Nabiyy at Tudun Biri.

The army claimed responsibility for the incident, and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) pegged the number of casualties to 85. NEMA added that 66 victims sustained injuries.

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But on Tuesday, November 5, the accidental bombing was trailed by more condemnation from the Arewa Consultative Forum, the Jama’tu Nasril Islam, and the pan-Northern political and cultural association, calling for punishment for those culpable.

Saudatu Alamagani, 45, disclosed to journalists that the village was bomb twice by the Nigerian military

According to her, she narrowly escape being killed by the bombs, adding that the incident at first look like a Nollywood scene when it started at about 10pm when the Muslims were celebrating Maulid Nabiyy and they were bombed.

“The military started raining bombs on us’’, she said, adding that the gathering took the bombers to be bandits.

She stressed that dead bodies littered “everywhere while the people scampered for safety.

Alamagani disclosed that when some members of the community went in search of motorcycle operators that will convey the injured ones to the hospital for medical treatment, the military bombed again.

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