Gunmen have abducted six pupils of the Local Government Education Authority (LGEA) Primary School in Alwaza, Doma LGA of Nasarawa.
The gunmen were said to have attacked the school at about 7am on Friday.
Rahman Nansel, police spokesperson in the state, confirmed the development.
Nansel added that a search-and-rescue operation is ongoing .
“Confirmed. 6 were abducted. They invaded the school at about 0710hrs. Search and rescue ongoing and led by the CP as he has met and commiserated with the parents of the victims,” he said via text message.
Meanwhile, Nasarawa is one of the northcentral states battling insecurity.
Over the years, there have been attacks on Nasarawa communities, leading to killings, abductions, and displacement.