Suspected bandits raided Bethel Secondary School in Kaduna State’s Maramara Chickun Local Government Area on Monday morning and kidnapped hundreds of children.
The boarding school Bethel Secondary School is located on the outskirts of Kaduna.
“I narrowly escaped,” Mr. Daniel Muhuta, a security guard at the school, said. They arrived at 1 a.m. and began shooting.
I was at the back of the school domentary when I heard shooting and decided to pin down.”
As of the time of filling this report, security personnel have cordoned off the area, even as parents and relatives of the kidnapped students gathered at the main entrance in a sorrowful mood.
Kaduna State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige did not pick his calls and did not respond to text messages sent to him.