Nigerian soldiers who killed female Aid worker and injured UN staff, gundown by colleagues 


By: Zagazola Makama


The Troops of  troops of the 25 Task Force Brigade have reportedly gundown a soldier who opened fire,  resulting in the killing of atleast one  female Aid worker.


It was gathered that the soldier, attached to the Special Forces had  walked off his base in a remote town of Damboa, in Borno, at about 3:00 p.m. Thursday and went on a shooting rampage using an Ak47 riffle.


A source in the UN told Zagazola Makama, a Counter-Insurgency expert and Security Analyst in the Lake Chad, report the situation had forced The INGOs passengers waiting to board helicopter back to maiduguri to scamper for safety.


The sources said after he exhausted his bullet, the soldier  brought out a jack knife and stabbed a female staff of Medecins du Monde (France) on Nigeria Mission, four times and sniffout the life in her before injuring the helicopter pilot.


The rampaging soldier again, turned and chased his fellow colleagues before he w,as gun down to prevent further disaster. 


The sources said that Pilots and the  crew are safely back to maiduguri while effort are ongoing to stabilise the wounded pilot at a hospital in Maiduguri.


Reacting, The Theatre Command Operation HADIN KAI regrets to inform the public of a sad occurrence at one of our military base today.


A statement released by Major Samson Nantip Zhakom,Assistant Director, Army Public Relations. Headquarters Theatre Command, said asoldier 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,"said Zakom

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