Recently, hundreds of students were kidnapped by militants in a secondary school in Kazina State, Nigeria. On the 17th, Nigerian security forces rescued nearly 350 kidnapped students. The governor of Kazina said that the rescued students were sent back to Kazina that night and would be reunited with their families.
On the evening of the 17th, Kazina Governor Aminu Massari announced in an interview that 344 students detained in the forest of the neighboring state of Zamfala have been rescued. At present, these students have been handed over to the Kazina state government. They will receive immediate treatment and will be reunited with their families on the 18th.
On the evening of the 11th of this month, more than 100 militants broke into a school in Kazina State, kidnapped hundreds of students and exchanged fire with the police. On the 15th, the extremist organization Boko Haram claimed that it kidnapped the students.
There have been many abductions of students in Nigeria. In April 2014, Boko Haram militants kidnapped more than 270 female students from Chibuk Town High School in Borno County. More than 50 of them escaped, more than 100 were released, and more than 100 have not returned.