A soldier on drugs in Borno kills three civilians and injures 13

a soldier on drugs in borno kills three civilians and injures 13
a soldier on drugs in borno kills three civilians and injures 13

In Mafa town, Mafa Local Government Area, Borno State, a soldier attached to the Joint Military Taskforce in the Northeast Operation Hadin Kai opened fire on Wednesday, killing three people and injured 13 others.

The soldier (name withheld) was purportedly stated to be under the influence of drugs, according to an eyewitness who requested anonymity.

The soldier was disarmed and arrested, according to a security source who confirmed the occurrence.

Attempts to reach Captain Nantip Zharkom, the spokesman for Theater Command Operation Hadinkai, were unsuccessful since he did not pick up phone calls or respond to text messages made to him at the time of publishing this report.