The students of Government Girls Secondary School school, Zamfara State, has been attacked by armed bandits on Friday.
The attack reportedly occurred in the early hours of Friday at the school located in Jangebe, Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
A teacher in the school confirmed the attack to newsmen with the number of kidnapped students said to be close to 300.
The state government and the police are yet to speak on the incident at the time of this report.
Zamfara in Northwest Nigeria is one of the states most affected by bandits’ attacks. The attacks have continued despite negotiations initiated by the state government with the bandits.
The latest attack on the Zamara school occurs about two weeks after over 20 students were abducted by armed bandits from a school in Niger State. The students in Niger were yet to be released at the time of this report.