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Breaking: Nigerian Chief of Army Staff Attahiru Ibrahim Killed in Kaduna plane crash

Chief of Army Staff, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru [Photo credit: BBC]

The Nigerian Air Force on Friday released a statement saying that one of its planes had crashed near Kaduna International Airport, adding that the cause of the incident is under investigation.

Nigerian Army Chief Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru has died in an aircraft crash on Friday, according to Reuters citing three military sources.

The country’s Air Force released a statement on the crash, saying that it occured near Kaduna International Airport. 

According to the statement, the cause of the incident is unknown yet. The Air Force has not provided any details on casualties or damage caused by the crash.

Kaduna is a city in the north-western part of Nigeria, and a state capital of Kaduna State.

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