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Breaking: Two Nigerian Jets Crash in Katampe, Abuja


By Chibuike Nwabuko

Abuja (Sundiata Post) – Two Nigerian jets have crashed in Katampe area of Abuja.

The Nigerian Air Force has also confirmed the crashes.

Sundiata Post recalls that residents of Abuja have expressed worry over the closeness to the roof of these airforce jets in the past few days.

”I wish to confirm an air incident involving 2 Nigerian Air Force aircraft taking part in the rehearsals for the 58th Independence Day Celebrations.

Thankfully no lives were lost. Details will be communicated later,” the air force spokesperson, Ibikunle Daramola, said in a short message sent to Premium Times.

Our reporter saw three Mi-35 Military helicopters hovering over the area.

The accident , according to sources happened in Katampe Hills in Abuja.

The two pilots were said to have ejected from the aircraft.

Witnesses also saw several first responders heading to the area.

Details later ….

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