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Military court martials 12 personnel over Tudun Biri bombing incident


The Director, Defence Media Operations, Maj-Gen. Edward Buba, says 12 personnel of the Nigerian Military are going through a court docket martial in respect of the bombing incident at Tudun Biri in Kaduna State.

Buba made this recognized whereas briefing newsmen on Thursday in Abuja on the operations of the Armed Forces.

Recall that 85 civilians have been on Dec. 3, 2023, mistakenly killed in army drone assaults in Tudun Biri, Igabi Native Authorities Space of Kaduna State.

Buba stated the army would punish personnel discovered culpable within the Dec. 3 incident, including that an investigation was carried out and concluded with a resolve to make sure that the personnel concerned have been delivered to e-book and justice served for the victims.

“The army has carried out a painstaking investigation into the incident and has initiated disciplinary motion in opposition to these culpable.

“Accordingly, the affected personnel are to face a court docket martial for acts of omission or fee with respect to the incident.

“I’m, nonetheless, constrained to not communicate a lot in regards to the incident as it might be adjudged as prejudicial being a case earlier than a court docket martial.

“The army will take further precautions sooner or later to make sure that non-combatants are protected,” he stated

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