Abuja - The Nigerian Army said the sporadic shooting heard around Damaturu metroplolis on Tuesday was due to an action of one of its soldiers.
The explanation came in a statement issued by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Usman.
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"The Nigerian Army wishes to inform the public and clarify that the sporadic firing heard in Damaturu this evening was a gross act of indiscipline on the part of a soldier who has already been arrested," Usman said.
He, therefore, appealed to public, especially those residing in Damaturu, to remain calm and go about their normal business.