Nigerian military in firefight with gang who kidnapped hundreds of secondary school pupils

//Nigerian military in firefight with gang who kidnapped hundreds of secondary school pupils

Nigerian military in firefight with gang who kidnapped hundreds of secondary school pupils

The Nigerian military had located and exchanged fire with gunmen who kidnapped scores of secondary school students in northwestern Katsina state, according to a statement from the president on Saturday.The gang, armed with AK-47s, stormed the Government Science secondary school in Kankara district on Friday night, police and locals said. A parent and school employee told Reuters that roughly half of the school’s 800 students were missing.President Muhammadu Buhari said in a statement that the…

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