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Nigeria’s president orders investigation after drone strike kills 85

Nigeria’s president orders investigation after drone strike kills 85

NIGERIA'S President Bola Tinubu ordered a thorough investigation into a weekend military drone attack that killed at least 85 people, including women and children, in northern Kaduna. Nigerian army chief Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja visited Tundun Biri village and apologised for the air strike. At a Kaduna hospital where the injured were receiving treatment, he promised to take care of their bills. The incident highlights a pattern of deadly aerial assaults by the Nigerian military and is the latest in a series of attacks that have killed civilians, which was the subject of a special Reuters report in June. Kaduna is 163 km (101…
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