A Chadian military aircraft mistakenly dropped an ordnance over N'Djamena on Friday, April 17, destroying a private residence in the capital. At least five people were killed in the blast, including the deputy commander of the presidential guard. An investigation into the incident is ongoing as of Saturday, April 18.
A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be anticipated in the affected area.
Individuals in N'Djamena are advised to monitor developments to the situation and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.