Nation reports that the open truck loaded with cattle was trailed and apprehended around Dutsinma junction, along Nnamdi Azikwe expressway by the soldiers who shot at two tyres of the truck.
The development led to a serious traffic gridlock, as the truck driver was said to have deliberately blocked the road with his truck.
An eyewitness, Musa Alhassan said troop of about 30 Soldiers were at the scene during the incident.
Meanwhile, former Chairman of the Kaduna Chapter of the Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD), Comrade Nuhu Babawo who intervened, told journalists that, normalcy has returned to the area.
According to him, “The soldiers pursued the open body trailer loaded with cattle from toll gate, heading to the south. They shot at the two tyres of the trailer which resulted to the incident that led to a long traffic grid.
“We have intervened and the deputy governor too was here and promised to replace the two tyres.I have also asked that two tyres be brought from my garage to move the Trailer. The situation has been brought under control and vehicles are moving freely now,” he added.
However, Army Public Relations of 1 Mechanized Division, Nigerian Army, Colonel Abdul Usman did not respond to calls and text messages sent to him in the quest for the Army’s side of the story.