WHY??? Army Captain Warring Against Boko Haram Commits Suicide

at 06:40 AM, 22/06/2018 (7 months ago)
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A Nigerian Army captain deployed to the North-East has committed suicide.

GISTMANIA reports that the officer flipped his rifle towards own stomach and opened fired.

The incident occurred at the 7 Division Medical Centre in Maiduguri on June 18, Military sources said.

He was referred to the facility for medical examination and treatments.

He was drafted to the North-East as part of the war against Boko Haram from the Nigerian Army 22 Armoured Brigade in Ilorin.

The brigade has notified appropriate authorities of the development, including the Defence Headquarters.

Before the officer killed himself, he threatened shooting a storekeeper at the medical centre armoury, who fled for safety.

After the scare, the captain killed himself. He was rushed for treatment, but passed on shortly thereafter.

The officer was attached to troops operating in Mafa Local Government Area, Borno State, the heart of Boko Haram onslaught. He collected his gun from the armoury on June 18, saying he was returning to Mafa to join his team the next day.

Published at: 06:40 AM, 22/06/2018 (7 months ago)
Author: Dammy Olutayo
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maxzy277 at 06:50 AM, 22/06/2018 (7 months ago)
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Rest In Peace
Mykie010 at 07:48 AM, 22/06/2018 (7 months ago)
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they are all worried cos buhari is bringing them closer to them.
slimber at 12:29 PM, 22/06/2018 (7 months ago)
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Hmmm.mm different story


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