Gunmen kill Air Force personnel at Bayelsa helipad

Gunmen kill Air Force personnel at Bayelsa helipad

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said unknown gunmen in the early hours of Sunday attacked its helicopter landing site (Helipad) at Igbodene in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

According to a statement by the Director of Public Relations, NAF, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya, said the NAF personnel on duty were able to repel the attack, but an airman paid the supreme sacrifice in the process.

Adesanya said the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has immediately ordered an investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident.

 

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