Many feared dead, others injured as jet bombs Yobe community




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DAMATURU – Several persons have reportedly been killed and others injured in an aerial bombardment in Buwari community, Yunusari Local Government Council of Yobe State on Wednesday. 

A source in the community confirmed the incident to Channels Television, explaining that those injured in the incident are receiving treatment at the General Hospitals in Geidam and Gashua.

Another source, Haruna Ali, said that three Toyota Hilux brought in the injured victims to Geidam General Hospital.

As of the time of this report, the acting spokesman of the Nigerian Army, Sector 2 Operation Hadin Kai in Damaturu, Lieutenant Kennedy Anyanwu, told Channels Television that they are yet to receive any situation report about the incident.

The community is located 20 kilometres away from Kannamma, the headquarters of Yunusari Local Government Area of the North East state. (Channels TV)