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Chief of Army Staff Attahiru Dies in Kaduna Military Plane Crash

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff Ibrahim Attahiru has died in a plane crash in northwestern Kaduna state.

The Military plane was carrying the Chief of Army Staff and other top military personnel, with reports suggesting there was no survivor in the crash.

Nigeria Air force twitter handle; 

An air crash involving a @NigAirForce

aircraft occurred this evening near the Kaduna International Airport. The immediate cause of the crash is still being ascertained. More details to follow soon. Edward Gabkwet Air Commodore Director of Public Relations and Information