Richard Ginika Izuora
Kebbi State Police Command has launched manhunt after suspected bandits Kidnapped scores of students and teachers at the Federal Government College, Birnin-Yauri in Kebbi State.
Report says many students including four teachers were abducted.
The Police Command confirmed the incident on Thursday, June 17, during which a Police officer was killed.
The Commands spokesman Nafiu Abubakar, said the attack and abduction started when the bandits invaded the school at about 12 noon; and started shooting sporadically to create panic among the students and teachers.
He said the bandits were able to abduct four teachers; and an unconfirmed number of students away to an unknown destination.
Abubakar also disclosed that a Police officer lost his life; while one student sustained a gunshot injury during an exchange of fire between security operatives and the bandits.