The police in Nasarawa State, on Friday, said six pupils of a primary school at Alwaza, a community in Doma Local Government Area were abducted.
The command’s spokesperson, Rahman Nansel, made this sad incident known on Friday.
According to Nansel, the pupils were heading to school in the morning when gunmen ambushed them and fled with the victims, adding that a manhunt led by the State Police Commissioner, Maiyaki Muhammad-Baba, has been launched for the assailants.
The spokesperson added that a joint team of police operatives, soldiers and vigilante groups has been dispatched to apprehend the suspects and rescue the victims.
Gunmen commonly referred to as bandits have been targeting public schools, abducting students in North-central and North-west Nigeria.