Hundreds of girls kidnapped from a high school in Nigeria


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This is the latest mass kidnapping of schools in recent weeks

The BBC has learned that hundreds of high school students have been kidnapped in Zamfara State, northwest Nigeria.

A local teacher said that at least 300 female students were taken away in the Friday morning attack from the school where he worked.

A spokesman for the state governor confirmed the kidnapping, but gave no details.

The attack took place on Friday at 12 p.m. GMT, when gunmen on board pick-up vehicles and motorcycles stormed a government secondary school for girls in the Gangibi area in Zamfara state, according to a teacher testimony on a local website.


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