The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has issued a statement denying it carried out an operation killing villagers in Kaduna state.
In a statement by its spokesman, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, NAF described the report as a misinformation.
The NAF categorically denied any involvement in air operations within Kaduna state and its environs over the past 24 hours.
The statement read:
”The news making the rounds aledging that Nigerian Air Force (NAF) aircraft accidentally killed innocent civilians in Kaduna is false.
”Please be informed that the NAF has not carried out any air operations within Kaduna State and environs in the last 24 hours. Also, note that the NAF is not the only organization operating combat armed drones in the North western region of Nigeria.
”It is also important to ensure that due diligence is always exhausted by the media before going to press with unverified and unconfirmed reports.”