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Again, Airstrike Kills Over 20 Civilians in Borno

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Boko Haram: 10 Dead, Many Injured as Nigerien Air Force Bombs Yobe Village | Daily Report Nigeria
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At least 20 innocent civilians have been killed from an airstrike by the Nigerian Air Force in Dabar Masara, a town bordering Monguno Local Government Area of Borno State.

This is coming less than two weeks after a Nigerian Air Force fighter jet killed nine villagers in a Yobe community.

According to a local resident, the airstrike occurred on Sunday afternoon, when most villagers were already out on their farmlands, while others had gone fishing.

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“In one of the locations attacked, we were told that 10 (dead) persons were evacuated and buried that same day.

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“Maybe they mistook them for Boko Haram for which I won’t blame them; but those were our relatives and they were only out looking for their daily bread because even if they stay at home, nobody will give them food.” Ahmadu Tijjani, a local source told newsmen.

However, the Directorate of Airforce Public Relations was yet to comment on the incidence as at the time of filing this report.

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