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Military bomb blast kills scores of Kaduna villagers during Maulud

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Military bomb blast kills scores of Kaduna villagers during Maulud

A heart-wrenching event unfolded during a Maulud celebration in Tudun Biri, a community within Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State, where numerous villagers are feared dead following an alleged bomb dropped by a Nigerian Air Force jet.

Although details regarding the tragic incident are still emerging, preliminary reports suggest that around 30 individuals lost their lives during the devastating occurrence on Sunday, approximately at 9:00 pm. Witnesses recounted that the bomb struck as the villagers had congregated to observe the Maulud celebrations, leading to the immediate loss of numerous lives.

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Amidst the profound loss and sorrow, there is a palpable sense of apprehension as there are concerns that the death toll may rise further.

When approached for comment, Samuel Aruwan, Overseeing Commissioner of the State Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, refrained from providing specific casualty figures, indicating that the government would formally address the media during a scheduled press conference at the Government House.

In addition, no statement has been issued by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) as of the time of this report. The community and the entire region are left grappling with the devastating aftermath of this tragedy as they await further developments and official responses.

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