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Nigerian Soldiers Killed Katsina Polytechnic Student Enroute Wedding Ceremony

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Nigerian Soldiers Killed Katsina Polytechnic Student Enroute Wedding Ceremony

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December 27, 2013 – Nigerian Soldiers Kills Katsina Polytechnic Student Enroute Wedding Ceremony

On Thursday, some soldiers killed a student of the Hassan Usman Polytechnic in Katsina.

The soldiers reportedly opened fire on a passenger vehicle with registration number AY504KTN after the driver refused to stop at a checkpoint.

The shot fired at the car killed one of the passengers instantly.

The incident was confirmed by JTF spokesperson, Captain Ikedichi Iweha yesterday while briefing News Agency Of Nigeria reporters in Katsina.

Iweha said that the soldiers opened fire on the vehicle when the driver attempted to beat a military checkpoint at Batagarawa area of the state.

The JTF spokesman said that the affected driver had been arrested while the vehicle had been impounded by the army.

Meanwhile, a witness, who pleaded anonymity, told newsmen that the driver allegedly attempted to overtake a truck at the checkpoint.

The witness said that the deceased was later identified as Umar Ali, 22, a National Diploma II student of Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic, Katsina.

22-year-old Umar Ali was on his way to a friend’s wedding in Niger State when he was killed.



  1. iron bar

    December 27, 2013 at 10:24 AM

    zombie soldiers and drunk police is our problem…a bright future cut short

  2. Niyi Osomo

    December 27, 2013 at 11:02 AM

    These soldiers are nothing but bloody killers. Why can’t they kills boko haram instead of unleasing dangers on innocent civilians.
    If you want to stop a driver, why not shoot the tire instead of aiming directly on the passengers.

  3. Georges

    December 27, 2013 at 11:48 AM

    The stupid driver is to blame, the militry was stopping him and he refused while he quite knew that the zone was under the treat of Boko people, in any danger zone, any misbehaviour is a suspect,although the army should have traget the tyers, but it pains me that the innocent student becomes the victim, May the God Lord remember you in the last day AMEN.

  4. Topsy

    December 27, 2013 at 3:17 PM

    He is my bossom frnd…am d 1 he spoke 2 last on phone…R.i.p Umar shaba Ali dodo….d soldier is fuckin drunk.i hate naija army

  5. T

    December 27, 2013 at 8:09 PM

    The soldier not suppose to open fire on passenger bus when he quit knows there are passengers in the bus .

  6. osobase wilson

    December 28, 2013 at 9:29 AM

    Gone too soon, RIp.

  7. ikegod

    December 28, 2013 at 10:01 AM

    Geoge tank u 4 sayin d 2rut, nija ppl let’s cal a spade a spade, if am 2 b d soldiers dat driver wil c more dan hell bcs he is d rut of all dis mes

  8. Ramirez

    January 4, 2014 at 2:05 PM

    Illetracy n unprofessionalism is d problm of nigeria police n soldiers

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