Nigeria | In Nigeria, 73 children have been abducted from school

1.9. 21:40

Nigerian 73 children have been abducted in the northwestern state of Zamfara, Reuters reports.

According to local police sources, armed criminal forces attacked a secondary school in the village of Kaya on Wednesday afternoon during Finnish time.

“We have sent a search and rescue team to an area that also has the right to work with the military to rescue kidnapped students,” Zamfara police spokesman Mohammed Shehu said in a statement.

State schools were ordered to close and more security forces have been sent to the Kaya area to prevent further attacks.

A total of more than 1,100 children and young people have been abducted by criminal forces since January 2020.



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