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Nigeria police say 317 students abducted in latest kidnapping

Police in northwest Nigeria said 317 students had been abducted by gunmen on Friday in the country’s latest mass kidnapping, and a rescue operation was underway.

“The Zamfara State Police Command in collaboration with the military have commenced a joint search and rescue operations with a view to rescuing the 317 students kidnapped by the armed bandits in Government Girls Science Secondary School Jangebe,” police spokesman Mohammed Shehu said in a statement.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)