Gunmen Attack NAF Helipad In Bayelsa, Airman Shot Dead

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The Nigerian Airforce headquarters has said that its helicopter landing site (Helipad) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State was attacked by unknown gunmen on Sunday.

Olatokunbo Adesanya, director of public relations and information, confirmed the attack in a statement.

He said the personnel on duty were able to repel the attack although an airman paid the supreme sacrifice in the process.

“In the early hours of Sunday, 13 May 2018, a group of unknown gunmen attacked the guard post at Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Helipad at Igbodene in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

“Although the NAF personnel on duty were able to repel the attack, an airman paid the supreme sacrifice in the process.

“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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