Breaking: Niger college invaded by bandit- One killed, 150 students kidnapped

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Armed Bandits said to be numbering about 150 in the early hour of today (Wednesday) invaded government science collage Kagara in Rafi local government area of the Niger state and abducted about 150 students from their hostels.
One of the Students who were trying to escape during the invasion was shot dead on the spot by the Bandits who arrived the School at about 2:15am, according to one of the Teachers who escaped the attack.
The Bandits also went away with an unspecified number of Teachers, their wives and Children from the staff quarters behind the School.
The science School Kagara which is in a state of dilapidation, is situated about 500 meters from the local government Secretariat along Kagara-Tegina road with all it parameters fence broken down, begging for repair.
Although details of the attack which lasted till about 3:00am was still very sketchy as the police or the state government was yet to make any official statement on the incident as the time of this report, it was gathered that all the victims were evacuated out of the school in about four buses while others were matched into the bush.
This latest attack is coming barely 24 hours after the District Head of Kusherki, in the same Rafi local government area Alhaji Masud Abubakar was killed and his wife abducted when the some bandits invaded the community in their large numbers on Tuesday morning.
Also on Tuesday, nine vigilantes were killed after a two hours gun battle with armed bandits in Munya local government area of the state.
Also 23 people were abducted in the attack and food staff, including other valuable were looted by the bandits.

 

Sun

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