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Nigerian kidnappers free 15 students

Nigerian kidnappers free 15 students

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Nigerian kidnappers free 15 students

Fifteen students have been reunited with their parents seven weeks after they were kidnapped from their school in north-western Nigeria, officials say.

One parent said some of the children were recovering in hospital following their ordeal.

A total of 121 one students were seized from Bethel Baptist High School in Kaduna State.

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The police say efforts are continuing to secure the release of 65 who remain in captivity.

Nigerian kidnappers free 15 students
Nigerian kidnappers free 15 students

A community leader said a ransom was handed over but the kidnappers then released far fewer students than they’d promised.

The Nigerian authorities have been unable to stop frequent mass kidnappings.

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Over 1,000 students have been taken since December. On Wednesday nine pupils were seized from an Islamic seminary in Katsina state

Source: BBC

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