Nigerians React To Shock Bombing Of IDPs’ Camp In Borno By Air Force


Dozens of people were killed on Tuesday when an air force jet accidentally bombarded a camp in northeast Nigeria for those made homeless by Boko Haram Islamists.

The incident happened at about 9:00 am (0800 GMT) in Rann, in the far north of Borno state, the epicentre of the jihadists’ insurgency, as aid workers distributed food to civilians who were forced to flee the violence.

A local resident, Abba Abiso, told AFP by telephone: “This morning (Tuesday) a military jet mistakenly bombarded Rann, instead of (nearby) Kala.

Nigerians have taken to social media to react to the sad incident. Below are some of the reactions.

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