KDF soldier accidentally shoots self at an M-Pesa shop

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A KDF soldier attached to Kotile Military base in Ijara Sub County accidentally shot himself in the leg.

Colleagues say the soldier’s gun was loaded but he had forgotten to lock the pin and he accidentally shot his foot, causing tension in the town.

He was with his other colleagues at an M-Pesa shop when the incident happened.

The injured soldier was rushed to Masalani Sub-County Hospital for treatment.

Police in Masalani confirmed the incident and cautioned officers to ensure their guns pins are on safe mode when coming to the town centre.

The affected soldier is in stable condition.