ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Many villagers in Tudun Biri of the Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State are feared dead after a bomb was allegedly dropped by a military jet during a Maulud celebration, Daily Trust reports.
According to the report, about 30 people lost their lives in the incident which occurred on Sunday around 9pm.
A residents said that the bomb exploded during a gathering to commemorate Maulud in a village.
The Overseeing Commissioner of the State Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, refused to disclose casualty numbers when approached for comment.
He mentioned that the government intends to release the information during a press conference at the Government House.
“We will address the press at Government House on the situation because there would be a security meeting later. So, let’s meet by 10am,” Aruwan said.