Tragedy in Katsina as Air Force Jet bombs innocent villagers, scores feared dead

An Air Force fighter jet targeting terrorists in Safana Local Government Area of ​​Katsina State has accidentally bombed villagers.

According to reports, the incident happened where the Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP, Aminu Umar, was murdered by bandits, on Tuesday.

Details of the incident are still sketchy as of press time as the Police Public Relations Officer in the State, DSP Isah Gambo could not be reached.

Daily Trust, however, reported that the jet hit the wrong targets in the operation launched against camps of bandits in the area, leading to the death of unspecified number of villagers.

Kastina has been one of the States in the North battling with terrorists’ attacks. There have been series of killings and kidnappings in the State recently.

Recall that a presidential convoy was attacked in the State on Tuesday.