A Soldier Killed As Gunmen Attack Airforce Helipad in Bayelsa.

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Some unknown gunmen have attacked a Nigerian Air Force helipad located in Yenogoa, Bayelsa state capital city.The gunmen reportedly launched the attack on the guard post at the NAF helipad at Igbodene on Sunday, May 13.The director of public relations and information of the Nigerian Air Force, Olatokunbo Adesanya in a statement said NAF personnel on duty were able to repel the attack.

Adesanya however noted that an airman was killed during the attack.”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,”Adesanya said.

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