The Northwest Zonal Office has received a report of an airstrike incident in Tudun Biri community of Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The incident occurred on the 3rd of December 2023 at about 9:00-10:00pm, during a Maulud celebration.
The Northwest Zonal Office has received details from the local authorities that 85 dead bodies have so far been buried while search is still ongoing.
The Zonal Office visited the Barau Dikko hospital where casualties were treated and saw about 66 persons on admission having sustained various degrees of injuries and fractures.
At the time of filing the report, the Zonal Office could not visit the community due to the tension, although there is ongoing consultations with the religious leaders, traditional rulers and security agencies in order to douse the tension.
It is worthy of note that the casualties ranged from children, women and the elderly.