Nine killed, 23 injured in Nigerian air strike

KANO, Nigeria (AFP) — An emergency official in northeast Nigeria said Friday nine people were killed and 23 others injured in an air strike this week that reportedly hit civilians, in the first official tally of victims. The Nigerian air force confirmed that earlier in the week it sent an aircraft to the area where Boko Haram and Islamic-state affiliates operate, and that it was investigating claims “civilians were erroneously killed”. Since 2009, Nigeria has […] Source

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