Again, gunmen kidnap students from school in Kaduna

Gunmen: Kidnapped students at Bethel Secondary School, Kaduna

Anxious parents and relatives have besieged the premises of Bethel Secondary School, Maramara Chickun Local Government Area of Kaduna State where armed bandits abducted scores of students early Monday morning.
The exact number of students kidnapped from the school, a boarding institution, by the gunmen was not clear as at the time of this report.

While Police have not issued an official statement over the incident, security personnel have cordoned off the school.

Daniel Muhuta, a security guard in the school confirmed the abduction by the gunmen.

“I escaped narrowly. They came around 1.00am and started shooting. I was at the back of the school dormitory when I heard shooting and I decided to pin down,” Muhuta told journalists.

The incident is the fourth abduction of students in the school in six months.