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Bandits invade Kaduna school, kidnap pupils

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Some bandits were reported to have invaded the LEA Primary School, Kuriga in the troubled Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, kidnapping scores of pupils on Thursday morning.

A source, who is a resident of the area, said no fewer than 100 pupils were taken away by the bandits who stormed the town in large numbers.

It was also gathered that the head teacher of the school as well as other staff were among those abducted by the hoodlums.

Details of the incident were still sketchy as of the time of filing this report.

Penultimate Thursday, bandits invaded the Gonin-Gora the troubled same Chikun LGA, forcing residents to barricade the Kaduna-Abuja Expressway protesting the abduction of an unspecified number of people in the area.

The residents had stormed the highway protesting and urging the government to do something about the incessant attacks by bandits in the area.

The kidnappers on Wednesday night through the early hours of Thursday had attacked the community, kidnapping unspecified numbers of the residents.

The incident which eyewitnesses said happened from 11pm to 3am Thursday, forced residents to troop out to protest what they described as the audacity of the hoodlums in attacking the area.

Details later…