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Kankara Abduction: Katsina Governor Says Over 300 Students Are Missing

Over 300 students were abducted in an attack that took place on Friday night at a Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State, the state governor, Aminu Masari confirmed.

Security agencies have reportedly confirmed that more than 300 students were unaccounted for after the attack.

Masari made the statement when he received federal government delegation on Sunday that 333 students are still missing.

On Friday night, gunmen invaded the school and whisked away hundreds of students while shooting sporadically.

The police said the school has more than 800 students and some of the students jumped the fence when the bandits attacked.

Spokesman of the Katsina police command Isah Gambo claimed the agency had rescued 200 students

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