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 Air Force evacuation aircraft.

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

The military is currently conducting a mass burial for personnel who died during anambush 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 Air Force evacuation aircraft.

The aircraft, however, was said to have crashed killing all passengers two pilots, and two crew members onboard.
The ceremony was held at the National Military Cemetery with the rank and file of the Nigerian Armed Forces joined by family members and friends of the deceased.The ceremony was held at the National Military Cemetery with the rank and file of the Nigerian Armed Forces in attendance.Some of the officials present were the Minister of Defence, Muhammed Badaru; Minister of State for Defence, Bello Matawalle; Deputy Governor of Niger State, Yakubu Garba; Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Christopher Gwabin Musa; and other service chiefs

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