Operation Lafiya Dole Soldier Shoots Four Colleagues To Death, Injures Two Others, Commits Suicide

GOC 7 Division Nigerian Army, Maiduguri, Brigadier General Abdul Khalifs Ibrahim


There is mourning ongoing, as a  Corporal of the Nigerian Army serving at the Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Army Super Camp 15, located at Malam Fatori went berserk in early hours of 26 February 2020 and opened fire killing  four of his colleagues before shooting himself.

This was confirmed in a statement signed by the Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa, made available on Wednesday February 26, 2020.

According to the statement, 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, investigation into the case has since been instituted to determine the circumstances that led to the unfortunate incident,” it stated.


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