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One dead as gunmen abduct 200 students in Niger


Niger doing everything possible to secure release of abducted Islamic students – Gov

At least one person has been reported dead when gunmen stormed Islamiyya school, Tegina in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State and abducted about 200 students on Sunday.

This comes after WUZUPNIGERIA reported the release of the remaining 14 abducted students of Greenfield University in Kaduna after they regained freedom on Saturday after 40 days in the kidnappers’ den.

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The freed students have reunited with their parents who also confirmed that they paid ransom to secure their release from the bandits.

In the recent raid, Vanguard reported that the assailants stormed the Niger community at about 4:30pm and left behind a victim who sources said was in critical condition after he was injured in the course of the abduction.

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More to come…