An angered Soldier at super camp Mallam Fatori, Borno state has shot four of his colleagues, killing all of them while injuring two others, before shooting himself.The spokesperson of Operation “Lafiya Dole” Sagir Musa confirmed the tragedy saying the incident happened in the early hours of today, Wednesday, 26 February 2020.
Musa disclosed effort were ongoing to inform the family members of the diseased while the matter has been brought under investigation.
Contained in the press statement made available to pressmen, Sagir Musa said “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,”
“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, the investigation into the case has since been instituted to determine the circumstances that led to the unfortunate incident.”