Scores of students at Government Science College (GSC) Kagara, in Niger State, have been abducted by bandits.
The incident started at about 2:00 am on Wednesday with the gunmen started shooting sporadically, with one student feared killed and several others abducted.
The attackers overpowered the security guard on duty, before whisking away a number of them.
It was gathered that some escaped after the raid.
Some teachers and their family members residing within the college staff quarters were also said to have been abducted by the gunmen.
The gunmen were dressed in the same school uniform used by the students, disguising to be members of the school.
A headcount is being conducted at the school to ascertain the actual number of missing students.
Tracing of the bandits’ movement has commenced, while NAF aircraft is hovering to track the location of the students.