Gunmen kidnap over a hundred schoolchildren in Nigeria – BBC News

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    Gunmen in Nigeria have kidnapped at least 140 schoolchildren in the north-west of the country, police say.

    At least eight people were also abducted from the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Centre in Zaria early on Sunday morning.

    Two nurses and a 12-month-old child were among those seized, said a hospital worker.

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