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Gunmen Attack Catholic Seminary In Kaduna, Kidnap Students

Channels Television  
Updated October 12, 2021
A map showing Kaduna, a state in Nigeria's North-Central region.
A map showing Kaduna, a state in Nigeria’s northwest region.

 

Gunmen have attacked the Saint Albert the Great Institute of Philosophy, a Catholic church-owned seminary in Fayit community in Kagoma Chiefdom of Jama’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

They were said to have invaded the school on Monday night and started shooting sporadically, thereby, creating fear among the students and staff of the school.

Spokesman of the Kaduna State Police Command, Mohammed Jalige, who confirmed the attack to Channels Television also noted that three students were abducted by the gunmen, while some others were injured.

They were said to have taken the students to an unknown destination before the arrival of local vigilantes who were able to prevent them from taking more students.

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According to Jalige, a combined team of police tactical and anti-kidnapping squad of the command have launched a manhunt of the gunmen with a view to arresting them and rescuing the victims.