Yobe government has confirmed that nine people were killed and twenty three other injured after military airstrike accidentally hit Buhari community in Yunusari local government Area of the state.
Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency Dr.Mohammed Goje disclosed to newsmen in Damaturu shortly after visiting the victims in Geidam situated about two hundred kilometers away from the state capital.
Dr. Goje said they have transferred 12 victims critically injured to the State University Teaching Hospital Damaturu with medical expenses paid by the state government.
This is in addition to providing relief materials to the community members affected by the airstrike.
Meanwhile, Governor Mai Mala Buni has commiserated with the families of those who lost their lives in the unfortunate airstrike assuring that government will work closely with the security forces especially the Nigeria Airforce to establish what actually happened .