Boko Haram: Nigeria soldier goes berserk, shoots four officers dead, kills self
The soldier also injured two other soldiers serving at the theatre command.
Related NewsAn unnamed corporal in the Nigerian Army, serving in Borno State, on Wednesday opened fire on four of his colleagues, killing them in the process. He then shot himself dead, the spokesman of the Nigeria Army, Sagir Musa, said.Mr Musa, a colonel, said the soldier, who also injured two other soldiers, was serving at the theatre command Operation Lafiya Dole, camp 15, located at Malam Fatori, a border community.
Mr Musa, who disclosed this in a statement shared to the press, said the soldier “went berserk in early hours of 26 February 2020.”He said the soldier “opened fire killing four 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.”
PREMIUM TIMES in 2018 reported how aNigerian soldier committed suicidein Borno State after killing a colleague.Also in 2018, PREMIUM TIMES received report of yet another soldier who opened fire at a military facility in Abuja, killing one colleague and injuring another before fatally
ripping apart his own mouth with the rifle.In November 2017, a soldier on deployment in Nigeria’s restive North-east opened fire on a captain, killing him before turning the gun on himself.In June, same year, an army captain on active deployment in Boko Haram war committed suicide as he underwent a psychiatric evaluation in Borno State.
The recurring nature of such incidences has raised concerns about whether soldiers fighting Book Haram are receiving adequate mental and psychological treatment.Some of the soldiers have in the past complained about poor welfare and treatment by the military hierarchy.Read more: Premium Times »
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Sad Depression is the cause... Some soldiers are under intense depression.. No good armoury. No good pay same have not seen their family.. there are soldiers who have not been to borno since Boko Haram started coz their godfather is a service CHIEF... It is painful.. RIP One of the repentant boko haram soldier killed 4 Nigeria soldiers and then killed himself. The future of Nigeria is bleak and we will experience more of this drama and idiocy in the coming day/years
This is sad indeed. His brain couldn't take it no more. These guys are trying and need constant psycho analysis. RIP to the dead. Repentant boko haram Keeping soilders in a war front for long affects them physiological..The military should set a time frame or duration a soilder can stay in battle field...
Repentant Boko Haram soldier. That Man is under undue frustration What’s the Boko haram doing in the headline
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