All Nigeria Latest News reports that the Nigerian Army has claimed responsibility for the Sunday air strike that resulted in numerous casualties and injuries in Tudun Biri village, Kaduna State.
Samuel Aruwan, the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs in Kaduna State, conveyed this information at the conclusion of an emergency security meeting on Monday.
According to reports from All Nigeria Latest News, on Sunday night during the Maulud celebration marking the birth of Prophet Muhammad, an unmanned aerial vehicle bombed parts of the community, resulting in casualties with the exact number yet to be determined.
After the incident, the Kaduna state government organized an emergency security meeting on Monday, chaired by Deputy Governor Dr. Hadiza Balarabe. The meeting, attended by heads of security agencies, religious and traditional leaders, and Tudun Biri community representatives, unveiled crucial details about the incident.
Speaking to reporters after the closed-door security meeting, Aruwan clarified that the bombing of the villagers was unintentional and deemed it an unfortunate incident.
Aruwan elucidated that the Nigerian Army troops were engaged in a routine mission against terrorists in the region when, regrettably, the operation inadvertently impacted members of the community.
The Commissioner also disclosed that search and rescue operations were ongoing, while those injured were rushed to the Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital for treatment.