Police in Hot Pursuit of Armed Bandits that Stormed FGC Yauri in Kebbi State
A combined team of Police operatives is in the hot pursuit of bandits that attacked the Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri, Kebbi.
The police spokesperson in Kebbi State, DSP Nafi’u Abubakar said the team, comprising operatives from the Police Mobile Force, Anti-kidnapping and Counter-terrorism units are currently combing nearby forests, routes and suspected hideouts of the criminals.
In a statement after the abduction, the spokesperson added that the Kebbi State Commissioner of Police, CP Adeleke Adeyinka, condemned the attack.
“The attack resulted in the death of one policeman and gunshot injury to one of the students.
“The command is following credible leads and intensifying efforts to track the assailants and ensure the rescue of the missing students and teachers”.
“Following the attack, three teachers and yet to be ascertained number of students are still missing.”
Armed bandits have stormed Federal Government College (FGC), Yauri in Kebbi State, North-West Nigeria
PRNigeria gathered the bandits abducted some teachers, male and female students during the invasion and shot security personnel during the exchange of gunfire.
The source said: “During the exchange of gunfire many students and staffs escaped while a mobile policeman was shot among others that were also injured.
“The situation at Birnin Yauri is tensed as people are in a state of confusion.”
PRNigeria learnt that the heavily armed bandits on motorcycles came from neighbouring Rijau forest in Niger State.
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Report By: PRNigeria.com