Soldier goes berserk in Borno, kills NGO staff, colleague; neutralised


DR Congo soldier

By Kingsley Omonobi, Abuja

The Theatre Command Operation in Borno State, Thursday night, disclosed that a soldier went haywire in one of its military base, shot and killed a humaitarian staff of an NGO and another soldier in the same base.

The soldier also opened fire on the co-pilot of one of the UN helicopters in the theater before troops of Hadin Kai neitralised him.

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Confirming the development, Major Samson Nantip Zhakom, Assistant Director, Army Public Relations Headquarters Theatre Command, said: “The Theater Command, Hadin Kai regrets to inform the public of a sad occurrence at one of our military bases today.

“A soldier shot and killed a staff of one of the NGOs providing humanitarian support in the North East.

“Same soldier also killed another soldier and injured the co-pilot of one of the UN helicopters.

“Own troops on the ground immediately…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper