>> These were the victims in an airstrike that was supposed to hit Boko Haram militants. Instead, Nigeria's air force struck this refugee camp in the country's northeast. Medecins Sans Frontieres says 52 were killed, 120 injured. Nigeria's military, investigating the accident, stating they'd received reports Boko Haram had been gathering in the area.
>> We got the coordinates, and then, I directed that they should go to address the problem.>> The strike comes amid an offensive against Boko Haram over the last few weeks. The insurgency, which has pledged allegiance to Islamic State, has killed over 15,000 in the country since 2010.
They claimed responsibility for suicide bombings at a university earlier that day.>> These are the results of the former war. It's unfortunate, and that's the reason why this war must come to an end.>>
Six Nigerian Red Cross members were among those killed in the airstrike.