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Police confirm abduction of Islamic school pupils in Niger State

The Nigerian Police has confirmed the abduction of local Islamic school boys in Tegina area of Rafi local government area of Niger State in North Central Nigeria on Sunday.

According to the Niger state Police command’s PRO, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, the armed bandits on board motorcycles in their numbers invaded Tegina town, shooting indiscriminately and abducted a yet to be ascertained number of children at Salihu Tanko Islamic school, Tegina.

“The bandits shot one person dead in the process.” added DSP Wasiu

He however said, the Command has immediately mobilized all tactical teams including operation puff 2 to the location for rescue of the victims.

DSP Abiodun also calls for calm as the Police and other security agencies shall do everything humanly possible to ensure that the children are rescued unhurt.

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