Soldier Gun Down Colleagues, Kills Self in Borno

A personnel of the Nigerian Army has killed four of his colleagues, injured two before killing himself.

The personnel in question is a Corporal serving at the Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Army Super Camp 15, located at Malam Fatori, Borno State.

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This was revealed by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, in a statement.

Musa who said the incident took place yesterday morning added that the wounded personnel in the incident were currently in stable condition at the Nigerian army hospital in Maiduguri, the state capital.

He also said efforts were ongoing to contact the families of the “gallant colleagues who paid the supreme price in the line of duty. May their gentle souls rest in peace.

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

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