A unknown number of armed gunmen are reported to have attacked a school in Northern Nigerian as confirmed by News 24.
The Friday incident is reported to have happened when the armed gunmen attacked Government Science Secondary School located in Kankara.
They arrived in motorcycles and attempted to access the school before the school in collaboration with the police acted swiftly.
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A gun battle ensued and lasted for over one hour and thirty minutes before they retreated and escape the scene.
Police are pursing them at the moment at a time when kidnappings for ramson are on the rise in the area.
School going girls are the target for the group who turn them into sex slaves with some passing on in their hands.