BREAKING: Nigerian Air Force Plane Crashes In Borno

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A Air Mi-35 Helicopter on a mission has crashed, the Defence Headquaters has said.
The jet crashed this afternoon due technical fault at a location South of Bama, Defence spokesperson, Chris Olukolade, said in a statement made available PREMIUM TIMES.
The statement did not say whether anyone killed or injured in the crash.
Mr. Olukolade, a Major , said investigation has commenced unravel the circumstances leading the accident.


He however said the accident not a result “of any enemy action”.
Further details on the crash, Mr. Olukolade said, would be made known as investigation progresses.
Bama is one of the locations in -east state of Borno where the extremist Boko Haram sect has intensified its terrorist activities.
The has continued launch ground and aerial assaults on the area crush the terrorists.
The Boko Haram sect has killed than 12,000 people since began its about five years ago.