- Some people recently kidnapped by bandits from the city of Tegina, Niger state, hope to reunite with their family members soon
- There are reports about. emerged as the victims escaped from custody of bandits in the forests of Zamfara
- The 156 students of the Salihu Tanko Islamic School, who were kidnapped along with the adults, are not yet Rescued from captivity / strong>
Fifteen people who were kidnapped by bandits from an Islamic school in the city of Tegina, Niger State, have escaped their kidnappers.
Daily Trust reported that the victims were abducted along with 156 students at the school in May.
Sources said the publication that the adults were taken to the forests of Zamfara while the children were being held in another unknown location.
According to the report, the adults escaped when some bandits who guarded them, fell asleep after getting drunk.
How they escaped
The victims are said to have tactically opened the door of a house where they were being held and ran in different directions to avoid falling into the hands of other bandits in the forest.
That day reported that one of the fugitives who first arrived in Tegina spread the news that Niger. The state government intervenes immediately to help the remaining victims.
The refugee who spread the message was then hospitalized for treatment.
The flight of the 15 people has raised hopes that the 156 children who were also captured by the bandits will soon regain their freedom.
Soldiers kill 15 bandits in the state of Niger
Meanwhile, Nigeria’s military has won another decisive victory against criminals when 15 armed bandits were killed in a shootout.
The incident occurred on Saturday in Anguwan Mallam in Kontagora, Niger state. Unfortunately, a military officer was also killed in the shooting, reports Daily Trust.
According to sources, the incident occurred around 4:00 p.m. on Saturday evening when bandits were patrolling Anguwan Mallam near the town of Kontagora.
In another message, Nigerian Army troops exchanged gunfire with armed bandits on Friday June 18, which some students of the Federal Government College in Birnin Yauri, Kebbi state.
Daily Trust reported that the deputy commander of the Joint Task Force in the Northwestern Region, Air Commodore Abubakar AbdulKadir, did this announced on Friday in Zamfara state.
According to AbdulKadir, one of the students died in the encounter while four others and a teacher were saved alive.