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Boko Haram releases 340 Katsina schoolboys

The boys are amongst about 600 students abducted last week from Government Secondary School, Kankara.

• December 17, 2020
Aminu Masari
Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari (Photo Credit: Twitter)

About 340 schoolboys abducted from their school in Katsina have been released, the BBC reported citing a state government statement.

The boys are amongst about 600 students abducted last week from Government Secondary School, Kankara.

Details shortly…

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