Seven schoolgirls out of the 317 students kidnapped on Friday at Jangebe Government Girls Secondary School have escaped from their abductors.
A source who spoke with Channels TV disclosed that the girls returned home on their own as they claimed they manoeuvred their way back from the bandits while trekking along the forest.
The source said the escaped students said more are expected back.
Meanwhile, Prominent Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has revealed that another faction of bandits in Zamfara State is responsible for the abduction of some students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Talata-Mafara Local Government Area of the state.
Naija News had earlier reported that gunmen suspected to be bandits stormed the school in the early hours of Friday and abducted an unconfirmed number of schoolgirls.
The sad incident was confirmed by the Commissioner of Security and Home Affairs, Alhaji Abubakar Dauran while addressing newsmen hours after the kidnap.
This development comes a week after 27 schoolchildren were abducted from Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State.
Source: Naija News