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Military holds mass burial for personnel killed in Niger State ambush

by Peter Friday
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The military is currently conducting a mass burial for personnel who died during an ambush and air crash in Niger State.

Bandits had ambushed the troops in Niger State on August 14, 2023, killing 14 soldiers while seven were injured.

The incident necessitated the deployment of the Nigeria Air Force evacuation aircraft.

The aircraft, however, was said to have crashed killing all passengers including two pilots, and two crew members onboard.


According to the programme of events sighted by our correspondent on Friday, those for burial are:

  1. Late Maj SA Oni
  2. Late Flt Lt Anthony Duryumsu
  3. Late Flt Lt Ibrahim Adamu
  4. Late Lt Gm Odusami
  5. Late Lt Us Alkali
  6. Late Sgt Faruk Mohammed
  7. Late Cpl Ibrahim Garba
  8. Late Cpl Chiroma Pogu
  9. Late Cpl Adama Isaac
  10. Late Cpl Haruna Jamilu
  11. Late Cpl Samaila Bashiru
  12. Late Ab Suleiman Mk (NN)
  13. Late Cpl Jauro Amos (NAF)
  14. Late Lcpl Sunday Okopi
  15. Late Lcpl Ekpanyo Edetd
  16. Late Lcpl Alaribe Daniel (NAF)
  17. Late Lcpl Brigss Stephen (NAF)
  18. Late Lcpl Yakubu Ayuba
  19. Late Lcpl Nura Mohammed
  20. Late Pte Habib Aliyu
  21. Late Pte Tanko Waje
  22. Late Acm Abubakar Abdulrahaman (NAF)

The event is currently ongoing and the remains of the personnel are being expected as of the time of filing this report.



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