Gunmen, suspected to be bandits, have abducted over 300 schoolgirls at Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in the Talata-Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
The school which is located within the Talata-Mafara local government area of the state came under siege at past midnight, according to a staff of the school, who pleaded anonymity.
However the state commissioner for information, Hon. Suleiman Tunau Anka confirmed the incident to ChannelsTV, saying the gunmen stormed the school around 1 a.m on Friday and abducted the students.
He, however, did not confirm how many students were kidnapped, but reports however suggest that no fewer than 300 girls were forcefully taken from their dormitory.
As of the time of filing this report, all attempts to reach police authorities in the state have proved abortive.
The latest abduction in Zamfara comes at a time when dozens of students abducted by bandits from their hostel in Niger State, were yet to be released.
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