Villagers were accidentally bombed by an Air Force fighter jet that was accidentally attacking militants in Katsina State’s Safana Local Government Area.
The Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP, Aminu Umar, was reportedly killed by bandits on Tuesday, according to sources.
As of publication, the Police Public Relations Officer in the State, DSP Isah Gambo, could not be reached, therefore details of the incident were still unclear.
However, Daily Trust said that during the operation targeting local bandit camps, the jet hit the wrong targets, killing an unknown number of locals.
One of the Northern states dealing with terrorist assaults is Kastina. Recently, there have been several homicides and kidnappings in the State.
A presidential convoy was targeted in the State on Tuesday, according to NEWS DIRECT.