Students kidnapped after gunmen attack school in NW Nigeria -- police

2021-03-12 10:05:38 GMT2021-03-12 18:05:38(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

LAGOS, March 12 (Xinhua) -- A group of unidentified gunmen attacked a college in the northwestern Nigerian state of Kaduna in the early hours of Friday, abducting a yet to be ascertained number of students, local police said.

Mohammed Jalige, a police spokesperson in Kaduna, confirmed the incident to Xinhua on the phone, noting that gunmen invaded the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization located in Mando area of Kaduna state and abducted an unspecified number of students.

"We have no details of the number of (the) students (kidnapped)," said Jalige.

He said the police were working with other security forces to track down the kidnappers and rescue the students. Enditem