Nigerian soldier kills superior officer in Bama

A Nigerian soldier serving in 2 Battalion of 21 Special Armoured Brigade Bama, Borno State, went berserk, shot and killed an officer on Wednesday, Nigeria’s Army Headquarters said.

The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

Musa said the incident occurred when the soldier approached the officer who was standing in front of the Unit’s Headquarters making a phone call.

He said that the soldier is in custody undergoing investigation while the general situation in the unit remains calm.

According to him, the remains of the deceased officer has been evacuated to 7 Division Medical Services and Hospital.

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