Gunmen storm Zamfara school, abduct 300 female students


    A report by Daily Trust indicates that suspected gunmen have kidnapped some students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Talata Mafara local government area of Zamfara state.

    Summitnews gathered that the incident happened in the early hours of Friday, February 26.
    A resident of Kawaye village identified as Sadi Kawaye told Summitnews that his daughters, Mansura and Sakina were among those abducted.
    “I’m on my to Jangebe now to see the situation myself. I was told they invaded the school around 1am,” he told our reporter over the phone.

    When contacted, SP Muhammad Shehu, Police Public Relations Officer in Zamfara, said he could not react.

    “Give me some time, I can’t say anything now,” he said.

    It was the fourth of such massive kidnap by terrorists in Northwest Nigeria, starting from the abduction of over 300 students from a government college in Kankara, Katsina state.
    The latest kidnap in the girls school in Jangebe, in Talatu Mafara LGA, happened around 2 a.m today.

    The gunmen stormed the school and herded the children away.

    sources said vigilantes exchanged gunfire with the terrorists and are said to be on their heels to rescue the schoolgirls.


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