Dozens of students ‘shot dead’ in Nigeria

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Dozens of college students have been killed by attackers in Nigeria’s northeastern town of Mubi in Adamawa state, police say.

A senior police official told Al Jazeera that unknown gunmen went into campus hostels used by students at Federal Polytechnic Mubi, and killed at least 25 people.

Local officials confirmed that the attack had taken place. Yushau Shuaib, a National Emergency Management Agency spokesperson, said that “a number of people” had died.

Yushua Shuaib, spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency, confirmed the attack to the Reuters news agency but had no details on casualties.

Read it at Aljazeera English

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