SADIQ ABUBAKAR, Maiduguri
A serving Corporal of the Nigerian Army, believed to had went berserk on the early hours of Wednesday, shot dead four of his colleagues before killing himself.
A statement by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa, confirmed the incident.
Col. Musa confirmed also that two of his colleagues got injured during the incident and are currently in stable condition in the Army Hospital in Maiduguri.
The Corporal was one of the serving soldiers at the Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Army Super Camp 15, located at Malam Fatori.
Col. Musa said that the Force has initiated efforts at contacting the families of the gallant soldiers who paid the supreme price in the line of duty.
He disclosed that investigation into the case has since been instituted to determine the circumstances that led to the unfortunate incident
May their gentle souls Rest In Peace, the statement added.