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BREAKING: Nigerian Soldier goes wild shoots colleague dead

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday announced that a Soldier killed a Senior colleague.

Colonel Sagir Musa, Acting Director, Army Public Relations confirmed the incident on Thursday.

A statement he signed disclosed that the trooper serves in 202 Battalion of 21 Special Armoured Brigade Bama, Borno State.

Musa said that the attacker turned violent/berserk in a matter of seconds and at about 10:30am killed the senior officer (a Subaltern).


The Soldier approached the officer who was standing in front of the Unit’s Headquarters making a phone call.

The Soldier, however, has been arrested, and is in custody, and undergoing investigation.

The remains of the deceased officer has been taken to the 7 Division Medical Services and Hospital.

Musa said that an ongoing investigation is taking place, to ascertain what led to the murder of the senior colleague.

He also added that the family of the deceased have been contacted and duly informed of the death of their loved one.

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