Hundreds of pupils feared abducted after attack on Nigeria school

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    Nigerian police has launched a rescue mission after gunmen stormed a secondary school and kidnapped a number of children.

    The attack took place in President Muhammadu Buhari’s home state, and police and the military were still working to determine how many were kidnapped and missing.

    Just two days before the school abduction a village elder along with 20 others was kidnapped in the same state.

    Al Jazeera’s Barbara Angopa reports.

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