Nigerian army soldier kills NGO worker, one soldier, injured UN co-pilot

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The Nigeria Army has disclosed the killing of one of its personel in the North East Operation Hadin Kai.

The incident was relayed in a statent by the theatre spokesperson, Major Samson Nantip Zhakom who is the Asistant Director, Army Public Relations, Headquarters of Theatre Command, Operation HADIN KAI.

“The Theatre Command Operation 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,”

The statement added the same soldier also killed another soldier and injured the co-pilot of one of the UN helicopters.

However, the statement disclosed that:

“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.”