Military Helicopter Crashes in Adamawa State



Report from Adamawa State has it that a military helicopter on surveillance mission has crashed in Damare, a suburb of Girei Local Government Area of the state.

A resident, Jamilu Inuwa, who saw the chopper go down said “I saw the helicopter crash but I don’t know if it is a military plane or not.”

It was however gathered that the helicopter was on surveillance mission and was carrying arms and ammunition with some foreigners aboard. The scene of the crash is not far from the temporary camp of the National Youth Service Corps which is serving as a base for the internally displaced persons [IDPs] in the state.

A Yola-based journalist who confirmed the news to Premium times said “Immediately after the crash, soldiers were drafted to the scene to cordon off the scene.”

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