NAF denies carrying out airstrike on village in Yobe

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has denied launching an airstrike on a community in Yobe State. 

This is coming following reports that a fighter jet allegedly belonging to NAF had killed several persons and others injured in a bombardment on Buwari community in Yunusari Local Government Area.

Reacting to the reports, NAF spokesman, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, in a statement on Wednesday said the agency last conducted a mission in Yobe State earlier in the month. 

He said: “NAF last conducted a mission into Yobe State (Not Yunusari LGA) on 5 September 2021 and it was an armed recce.

“No bomb or missile was even expended”.

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