The identities of the 2 Nigerian troopers killed by gunmen suspected to be bandits throughout an assault on Bethel Secondary School in Maramara, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna have been revealed.
The deceased are Private Salisu Rabiu and Ordinary Seaman Bilal Mohammed, a supply advised SaharaReporters.
Bandits on Monday attacked the college situated on the outskirts of the Kaduna state capital, whisking away over 150 college students.
The gunmen additionally shot the 2 troopers useless.
“An officer of the Nigerian Army, Private Salisu Rabiu and that of the Navy, Ordinary Seaman Bilal Mohammed were killed by the bandits after the attack,” a supply advised SaharaReporters.
Monday’s assault on Bethel Baptist High School was the fourth mass college kidnap in Kaduna state since December.
The incident comes just a few weeks after some college students of Federal Government College, Birnin-Yauri have been additionally kidnapped by gunmen in Kebbi state.
On May 30, pupils have been kidnapped from an Islamic School in Tegina, Niger State.
On March 12, bandits additionally kidnapped 39 college students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka within the Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
In February 2021, gunmen struck the Government Secondary School in Kagara, Niger State, abducting college pupils, lecturers and staff.
Also on December 11, 2020, 344 secondary schoolboys have been additionally kidnapped from Kankara in Katsina, the house state of President Muhammadu Buhari, whereas he was there.
Hundreds of schoolgirls have been additionally kidnapped in Chibok in 2014 by Boko Haram, a few of whom haven’t been launched until date.
In February 2018, 110 schoolgirls have been additionally kidnapped by Boko Haram from the Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State. Five died within the course of whereas others have been later launched, besides Leah Sharibu, a Christian lady who refused to resign her religion.