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Army Disowns Pictures, Videos Of Mass Burials In Zamfara



Army Disowns Mass Burials

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has dismissed trending footage and movies in circulation exhibiting dumping of useless our bodies into mass graves, presupposed to be our bodies of individuals killed in army operations.

The Director, Defence Info, Maj-Gen. Benjamin Sawyerr, dismissed the images and movies in a press release on Sunday in Abuja.

Sawyer stated {that a} image with the caption, “Alhamdulillah, Zamfara Should Safe” and a number of other different viral gory footage and movies have been presupposed to have emanated from the continued army operations within the North-West and North-Central elements of the nation.

In response to him, it’s pertinent to state that the allegation is fake and malicious and has no hyperlink by any means with the operations being carried out by troops of the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN).

“Nevertheless, it’s true that the AFN are presently conducting profitable army operations towards bandits and kidnappers according to their constitutional roles.

“These operations are carried out in strict compliance with the foundations of armed conflicts, utmost skilled method, strict adherence to guidelines of engagement and respect for basic human rights and dignity.

“The viral footage being circulated don’t have anything in widespread with the continued operations.

“This callous motion of linking ongoing operations with falsehood is deliberate and thus seeks to tarnish the great picture and status of the AFN,” he stated.

Sawyerr acknowledged that the army had been finishing up periodic media briefings the place footage of the operations have been usually displayed to enrich achievements within the ongoing operations.

He urge the general public to ignore the gory footage, assuring that the army would proceed to carry out its constitutional mandate of making certain that the nation remained protected and peaceable for all legislation abiding residents.