Police DIG feared dead as helicopter crashes in Jos

Joint Task Force

The helicopter belonging to the Special Task Force, the multiagency team in charge of security in Plateau State, has crashed in Jos, the state capital.

Multiple sources say the helicopter crashed on a house around Rukuba road behind Jos satellite market.

Casualty figure is yet to be ascertained but we learnt that the pilot and four officers on board did not survive the crash.

Spokesperson of the Plateau Police Command, Samuel Dabai, said the Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of “B” Depatment, John Haruna, was among those on the helicopter.

The National Emergency Management Agency has confirmed the incident and has promised to provide details later.

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