Troops of the Joint Task Force North West Operation HADARIN DAJI (OPHD) have gunned down a soldier identified as James Kingsley after he opened fire and killed one of his senior officers.
The officer killed by Kingsley – a Second Lieutenant – was identified as OC Ukachuckwu (N/19548)).
A military source who confirmed the tragic incident said it happened on Sunday at about 6:05 pm.
James was said to have gone berserk at the Forward Operational Base in Magami, Sokoto and opened fire, killing Ukachuckwu before he was killed by other soldiers.
Some of his colleagues were also injured during the incident.
They are currently in stable condition in the hospital.