Kaduna: Student abductions on the rise

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More than 100 students were abducted by gunmen on Monday morning from Bethel Baptist High School in northern Nigeria’s Kaduna State.

Reports from Kaduna State, Nigeria, say more than 100 students have been abducted by gunmen from Bethel Baptist Secondary School. Gunmen stormed the school on Monday morning, state police spokesman Mohammed Jalige confirmed.

The official did not elaborate on the number of students abducted, but one of the school’s teachers, Emmanuel Paul, said about 150 students had been kidnapped by gunmen but 25 of them had escaped. from their hands. This comes a day after people were abducted from a leprosy hospital by gunmen in the war-torn northern state of Nigeria.