Soldier Runs Amok in Theatre Command, Hadin Kai, Shoots NGO Staff Dead, Kills Fellow Soldier, Injures Co-Pilot of UN Helicopter; Neutralized by Own Troops

 

The Theatre Command Operation in Thursday night disclosed that Soldier ran amok in one of its military base, opened fire and killed a humaitarian staff of an NGO and also killed another soldier in the same base.

Not satisfied, the soldier also opened fire on the co-pilot of one of the UN helicopters to the theater before troops of Hadin Kai neitralized him.

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 base 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 neutralized the errant personnel.

“The injured co-pilot has been stabilized while the corpses of the deceased have been moved to the 7 Division Hospital.

“Detailed investigation into the incident and subsequent remedial actions have commenced into the highly regrettable incident.

“Further details will be provided later.”

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naija com newspaper

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