‘ NIGERIAN AIR-FORCE HELICOPTER BURSTS INTO FLAMES AND CRASHES ‘

#AceWorldNews – NIGERIA – Nov.14 – A Nigerian Air Force helicopter burst into flames mid-air and crashed near a university in Nigeria’s north-east, witnesses said on Friday.

' NIGERIAN AIR-FORCE HELICOPTER BURSTS INTO FLAMES AND CRASHES '

‘ NIGERIAN AIR-FORCE HELICOPTER BURSTS INTO FLAMES AND CRASHES ‘

The crash, which is the second to down a military chopper in a week, happened late Thursday in the city of Yola, initially sparking fears that Boko Haram insurgency was mounting an attack, AFP said.

The aircraft was thought to be carrying weapons to troops fighting militants.

There was no immediate information on casualties.

The explosions caused panic among students.

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