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Three college students killed in Nigeria after kidnapping at Greenfield University — native official

“The armed bandits who kidnapped students of Greenfield University, have shot dead three of the abducted students,” stated Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner for Kaduna State Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, in an announcement posted on Facebook.

Aruwan stated the stays of the three kidnapped college students have been discovered on Friday in Kwanan Bature village, which is close to the college.

At least 20 college students and three workers members of Greenfield University, a personal educational establishment in Kaduna, northwest Nigeria, have been kidnapped on Tuesday night time by armed males, one official informed CNN on Thursday.

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai condemned the killing of three college students as “sheer wickedness, inhumanity and an outright desecration of human lives by vile entities.” He went on to say the armed bandits characterize the worst of humankind and have to be fought in any respect prices.

Kidnapping for ransom has escalated in Kaduna and different components of northern Nigeria, as legal gangs goal colleges which can be perceived to be susceptible. Authorities in Kaduna are, nevertheless, against ransom funds. El-Rufai has beforehand stated his administration has a coverage towards negotiating with kidnappers.

CNN’s Samantha Tapfumaneyi in London contributed to this report.

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