AFRICA/NIGERIA - 5 female students kidnapped from a university hostel in the north of the country

Wednesday, 4 October 2023 kidnappings   students  

Abuja (Fides News Agency ) - At least five female students were abducted by an armed group that attacked a hostel at the Federal University of Dutsin-Ma, in Katsina State, northern Nigeria.
Reports indicate that the assailants managed to gain access to the students' private accommodation on the morning of today, Oct. 4, abducting the five girls.
It was also determined that three of the abducted schoolgirls were from Kwara State, one from Kano State, and another from Niger State.
The abduction came just 12 days after terrorists kidnapped dozens of female students at another public university in Zamfara State.
(LM) (Fides News Agency 4/1072023)