By Samuel Oamen
A military aircraft has crashed in Abuja, The Nation can report.
The crash took place a few minutes ago.
Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, confirmed the incident in his official twitter handle.
He tweeted: “A military aircraft King Air 350 has just crashed short of our Abuja runway after reporting engine failure enroute Minna. It appears to be fatal.
“We should remain calm & wait for the outcome of investigation by the military, while we pray for the departed soul/souls if any.”