Nigerian army chief dies in air force plane crash -sources


ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria’s army chief Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru has died in a plane crash on Friday, three military sources told Reuters.

The air force said in a statement that its plane crashed near Kaduna airport on Friday and it is investigating the immediate cause of the crash.

(Reporting by Paul Carsten and Camillus Eboh; Writing by Chijioke Ohuocha; Editing by Chris Reese)

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