About 200 students of an Islamiyya school located at Tegina in the Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State have been abducted.
One person was said to have been shot dead while another was critically injured after the gunmen carried out the kidnap operation about 4:30 pm on Sunday.
A resident of the area, Zayyad Mohammed confirmed the incident.
Also, the Secretary to the Niger State Government, Ahmed Matane, said the number of the abducted students is yet to be ascertained.
He said, “Yes, there was an attack at the Islamiyya school, but we do not have the exact number of students that were abducted yet. We are in touch with parents in the area to know those whose children were abducted.”