By ‘Kanmi AKINALDE, Senior Investigator Correspondent, Northern Zone/
KADUNA- A yet to be specified number of students have been kidnapped by suspected bandits who stormed Bethel Secondary School Kaduna in the early hours of Monday.
The school sources said, is located in the outskirts of the state of Maramara Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna state. According to sources, four of the students escaped while being taken to unknown destination adding that security operatives had cordoned off the entire area in search of the abducted boarding students.
A source quoted the security guard of the school, Daniel Muhuta who was on duty when the bandits struck as saying the gunmen stormed the school at about 2.00am, shooting sporadically into the air before making their way to the hostel where the hapless student some of them sleeping at the time, were abducted adding that he took to his heels when he heard the staccato sounds of their guns.
As of the time of this report, it was not possible to get the reaction of the school authorities neither the Kaduna state Government concerning the abduction.
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