In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 26th, August, 2020

Horror! Gunmen Storm Kaduna College, Kill Man, Kidnap College students Making ready For Exams

Horror! Gunmen Storm Kaduna School, Kill Man, Kidnap Students Preparing For Exams


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It has been reported that some armed males on Monday attacked a college in Kaduna, killing one individual and kidnapping seven college students and a trainer, residents mentioned.

In accordance with PREMIUM TIMES, the armed males killed a person and kidnapped seven college students and a trainer of Prince Academy, positioned at Damba-Kasaya village in Chikun Native Authorities Space of Kaduna State.

The incident occurred round eight a.m. on Monday when the gunmen stormed the agricultural neighborhood whereas the scholars had been getting ready for his or her Junior secondary faculty examination‎.

It was gathered that the kidnapped college students are JSS3 college students who had been among the many exit college students requested to renew by the federal and state authorities.

The kidnapped feminine trainer was recognized as Christianah Madugu whereas the person who was reportedly shot lifeless was recognized as Benjamin Auta, whose home is near the varsity.

‎A youth within the space who spoke with PREMIUM TIMES, Akila‎ Barde, mentioned the assailants arrived on bikes properly armed.

“They got here into the village taking pictures earlier than they went to the varsity and picked the scholars who had been receiving classes in preparation for his or her Junior examination.

“They had been all youngsters from 12 years above. We confirmed seven college students, female and male, had been taken away.

“A trainer too, Christianah Madugu, was kidnapped alongside the scholars and one other farmer was taken from his farm.

“A person who lives near the varsity, Benjami Auta, was shot and died, forsaking a nursing spouse,” he mentioned.

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In accordance with Mr Akila, some residents pursued the gunmen into the bush, forcing them to launch a few of the victims, separate from these taken away.

He additionally mentioned the assailants torched some homes earlier than fleeing the neighborhood.

Repeated efforts by PREMIUM TIMES to get the reactions of the police and the Kaduna State authorities to this newest incident haven’t been profitable.

The Kaduna police spokesperson, Mohammed Jalige, did jot return calls or reply brief messages on Monday evening and Tuesday morning. The Kaduna commissioner for inside safety, Samuel Aruwan, didn’t additionally return calls and messages to his cellphone.

The incident on the Chikun faculty is the newest within the spate of assaults by armed males on Kaduna communities and faculties.

The state is without doubt one of the Northwest states that has suffered from repeated assaults by armed bandits. Different states corresponding to Zamfara and Katsina additionally witness such assaults.

The assaults have continued regardless of the deployment of extra troopers and different safety operatives to the state.

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