Nigeria kidnappings: Parents of abducted students of Kaduna plead for help

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    Families in Nigeria’s Kaduna state are desperately waiting for news of nearly 150 students kidnapped by armed men from a boarding school on Monday, the latest in a series of mass school abductions to hit the country.

    Humanitarian agencies have warned a rise in school kidnappings in northwestern Nigeria is disrupting the education of thousands of children.

    About 1,000 students and staff have been abducted since December.

    Al Jazeera’s Fidelis Mbah reports from Abuja, Nigeria.

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