students are missing after gunmen attacked a college in Kaduna state northwest Nigeria Thursday night, according to authorities.
The students were abducted from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Mando, Kaduna.
It is the third mass kidnapping from an academic institution in northern Nigeria this year.
Students kidnapping in Nigeria
In April 14 – 15 2014 chibok girls kidnapped nearly 300 students mostly Christian female students were kidnapped from the Secondary School by the Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram some of the schoolgirls escaped the incident, while others were rescued by Nigerian military forces on several occasions since
On February 19, 2018 at 5:30 pm, 110 schoolgirls aged 11–19 years old were kidnapped by the Boko Haram terrorist group from the Government Girls’ Science and Technical College (GGSTC). Dapchi is located in Bulabulin, Yunusari Local Government area of Yobe State, in the northeast part of Nigeria
Five schoolgirls died on the same day of their kidnapping, others were released in March 2018 except the lone Christian girl Leah Sharibu as she refused to abandon her faith and convert to Islam