Soldier Fighting Boko Haram Reportedly Commits Suicide In Borno

A Nigerian soldier identified as Kila Jima fighting the dreaded Boko Haram sects in the North-East region of the country has reportedly killed himself.

The soldier, a corporal in the Army’s 152 Battalion, Banki, was said to have suddenly cocked his rifle and shot himself in the head. 

The incident happened on Saturday. It is not yet clear what led the soldier to kill himself. 

He was said to have shown some sign of depression before he eventually took his life.

His body has been deposited at the military mortuary in Maiduguri.

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