One student killed as troops rescue five abducted from Kebbi school


One of the students abducted by bandits who attacked the Federal Government College, Birnin-Yauri in Kebbi state, has been killed.

Abubakar AbdulKadir, deputy force commander of the joint taskforce in the north-west, disclosed this to reporters on Friday.


He, however, added that five others including four students and a teacher were rescued during a gun battle by the bandits.


The number of students abducted by the gunmen during the attack on Thursday afternoon is yet to be confirmed.


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