related Nigerian soldier kills four colleagues, self in Borno

Nigerian soldier kills four colleagues, self in Borno

A Nigerian soldier has opened fire on his colleagues at an army camp Borno state, killing four of them and leaving two injured.

Spokesman of the army, Sagir Musa, who confirmed the tragic incident, said it happened in the early hours of Wednesday in super camp 15 in Malam Fatori.




He said efforts were ongoing to brief family members of the affected soldiers, adding that the case is being investigated.

“A Corporal of the Nigerian Army serving at the Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Army Super Camp 15, located at Malam Fatori went berserk in early hours of 26 February 2020 and opened fire killing 4 of his colleagues before shooting himself,” Musa said in a statement.

“Two of his colleagues were also injured during the incident and are currently in stable condition in our hospital in Maiduguri.

“Efforts are ongoing to contact the families of our gallant colleagues who paid the supreme price in the line of duty. May their gentle souls Rest In Peace.

“Meanwhile, investigation into the case has since been instituted to determine the circumstances that led to the unfortunate incident.”




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