Abuja: Nigerian police on Sunday mentioned a bunch of gunmen killed one resident and kidnapped some college students following an assault within the nation’s north-central state of Niger.
Adamu Usman, police chief in Niger state, informed Xinhua on cellphone, the college kids have been kidnapped after the unidentified gunmen attacked the Salihu Tanko Islamiya College in Tegina, a city within the Rafi native authorities space of the state.
Numerous the gunmen on bikes stormed the city on Sunday afternoon, capturing indiscriminately and killing one resident of the city within the course of, mentioned Usman.
He, nevertheless, declined to offer the precise variety of college students kidnapped throughout the assault.
Native media reported over 200 college students of the college have been kidnapped by the gunmen.
The college is an unconventional one the place dad and mom ship their kids every day for the aim of buying Islamic training, in accordance with the native broadcaster Channels Tv.
Niger police spokesman Wasiu Abiodun informed Xinhua on cellphone, the safety company is but to determine what number of kids have been kidnapped from the college. An investigation has been launched to that impact.