A large number of students, whose exact figure, is yet unknown, have been abducted by armed bandits at Government Science College (GSC) Kagara, in Niger State.
The bandits in military uniforms stormed the school premises which has close to 1000 students on Tuesday night, overpowered the security guard, before whisking away the students.
According to a source within the area, the attack started from the staff quarters and ended in the students hostels.
However, some students escaped after the raid. A headcount was being conducted at the school in the wee hours of Wednesday to ascertain the actual number of missing students.
The source said, “A staff by name Batagi, who was among those kidnapped, has escaped and is in the school now (as of the time of filing this report). Others are still with the bandits.”
But It was also gathered that security agencies were able to detect the coordinates and nature of the area, and have started tracing the bandits’ movement while NAF aircraft have been seen hovering in the air to track the location of the students.
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