The Kaduna state Authorities has introduced that 180 individuals kidnapped by gunmen who attacked Federal School of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka in Igabi LGA of the state on Thursday evening, have been rescued by troops.
Kaduna Commissioner for Inner Safety and Dwelling Affairs, Samuel Aruwan who made the announcement on the afternoon of Friday March 12, additionally stated most of the rescued victims have been college students. He famous that a number of others are lacking.
About 30 college students, a mixture of women and men, are but to be accounted for. The assertion learn;
180 rescued, a number of college students lacking following assault at Federal School of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Igabi LGA
Troops of the Nigerian Military within the early hours of right this moment, Friday, 12th March 2021 rescued 180 residents, a lot of them college students, on the Federal School of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Igabi native authorities space of Kaduna State.
The armed bandits in giant quantity had attacked the establishment at round 11:30pm on Thursday and kidnapped a number of college students and workers.
The armed bandits broke into the establishment by breaching a fringe fence. They then encroached about 600 meters to assault the primary facility.
The Ministry of Inner Safety and Dwelling Affairs on receiving a misery name, alerted the 1 Division Nigerian Military and the Air Coaching Command of the Nigerian Air Power.
Troops of the Nigerian Military instantly moved to the college and engaged the armed bandits accordingly.
The troops efficiently rescued 180 residents; 42 feminine college students, eight workers and 130 male college students. Nonetheless, about 30 college students, a mixture of women and men, are but to be accounted for.
A number of the rescued college students have been injured and presently receiving medical consideration at a army facility.
Photos of among the rescued individuals, and the damaged perimeter fence, are connected to this replace.
Receiving the report, Governor Nasir El-Rufai thanked the troops for his or her swift response and the rescue of the 180 residents. He additionally wished the injured college students a speedy restoration.
As on the time of this replace, a mixed crew of Military, Air Power, Police and DSS troops are conducting an operation to trace the lacking college students.
Residents will probably be up to date on rising developments.