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Police and army mobilise after hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls taken in mass abduction – ABC News

Unidentified gunmen seize more than 300 schoolgirls in a night-time raid on a school in north-west Nigeria, the second such kidnapping in a little over a week in…

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Unidentified gunmen have seized more than 300 schoolgirls in a night-time raid on a school in north-west Nigeria and are believed to be holding some of them in a nearby forest.
Key points:

  • The gunmen stormed into the school at approximately 1:00am
  • A resident of the area said they attacked a nearby military camp at the same time
  • It’s the third such incident in Nigeria since December last year

It was the second such kidnapping in little over a week in a region increasingly targeted by militants and…

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