Over 100 Students Kidnapped from School in Kaduna, Nigeria Amid Ongoing Abductions

Over 100 school students aged between 8 and 15 have been kidnapped in the Northwestern state of Kaduna, Nigeria, as armed bandits on motorcycles stormed their school assembly. This event follows another recent abduction in the Northeastern state of Borno, where suspected Boko Haram fighters kidnapped around 200 internally displaced persons, predominantly women and children. Nigerian authorities are currently conducting search and rescue operations for both incidents.

  • More than 100 pupils were kidnapped from a school assembly in Kaduna, Nigeria.
  • The children abducted are aged between 8 and 15 years old.
  • Another group of approximately 200 people, mostly women and children, were abducted in Borno state by suspected Boko Haram fighters.
  • Nigerian authorities have mobilized armed forces to locate and rescue the kidnapped individuals.
  • No current information on the exact number of people abducted in Borno is available.
  • Boko Haram has been conducting a bloody insurgency in Northeast Nigeria for the past 15 years.
  • The group is known for attacking communities, security agencies, and kidnapping, including the notable abduction of nearly 300 schoolgirls in Chibok in 2014.
  • Over 440,000 people have been killed and more than 2 million displaced due to the insurgency in Northeast Nigeria.
  • The recent mass abductions have caused a state of shock across Nigeria.

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