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One Shot Dead As Gunmen Abduct Students, Lecturers At Polytechnic In Kaduna



Gunmen suspected to be bandits on Thursday night invaded the campus of Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic in Zaria, Kaduna State, abducting an unspecified numbers of students and lecturers.

Our correspondent gathered that a student was also killed while others sustained injuries during the attack.

The student who was shot reportedly died on his way to the hospital.

The attack is the latest in a series of the abduction of students and pupils by bandits operating in the state.

The number of abducted students is yet to be ascertained but our correspondent gathered that the abducted lecturers are Mr Habila Nasai from General Studies Department and Mr Adamu Shehu Shika from Accounting Department.

Other information regarding the attack was still sketchy as of the time of filing this report.

Recently, there have been similar attacks in schools in Kaduna with the abduction of students at the Federal College of Forestry and Mechanisation and Greenfield University.

Abdallah Shehu, Public Relations Officer of the school, confirmed the incident but did not go into details