A Corporal of the Nigerian Army serving at the Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Army Super Camp 15, located at Malam Fatori has in the early hours of 26 February 2020 opened fire killing 4 of his colleagues before shooting himself.

According to a statement by Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa, two other colleagues were also injured during the incident and are currently in stable condition in our hospital in Maiduguri.

Colonel Sagir Musa said efforts are ongoing to contact the families of the gallant colleagues who paid the supreme price in the line of duty.

Meanwhile, an investigation into the case has since been instituted to determine the circumstances that led to the unfortunate incident.