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BREAKING: Gunmen Abduct Four Teachers, Many Students From Federal Government College Kebbi

Armed bandits have abducted four teachers and many students from Federal Government College, Birnin-Yauri in Kebbi State during an attack, killing a police officer.

The police in Kebbi confirmed the abduction on Thursday, saying a student was also injured.

Police spokesman, Nafiu Abubakar said the incident happened on Thursday when armed bandits, in their large numbers, invaded the school at about 12 noon and started shooting sporadically.

According to him, the bandits were able to abduct four teachers and an unconfirmed number of students away to an unknown destination.

Abubakar confirmed that a policeman lost his life, while one student sustained gun shot injury during an exchange of fire between security operatives and the bandits.

Security operatives have launched a manhunt for the bandits with a view to rescuing the kidnap victims and arresting the criminals, he added.

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