Unknown armed men have reportedly invaded Islamiyya School at Tegina in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State and kidnapped about 200 students.

One person was said to have been shot dead and another critically injured during the attack

The bandits struck at about 4:30pm on Sunday, according to Channels TV.

A resident, Zayyad Mohammed, said the Salihu Tanko Islamiyya School was built by a retired Immigration officer.


In February, bandits abducted staff members and students of Government Science College, Kagara.

They were released about 10 days later after ransom payment.

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