Suspected bandits have abducted eight pupils, and one teacher of an Islamiyya school at Sakkai village, Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State.
The identities of the victims of the late Tuesday attack could not be ascertained as of the time of filing this report.
Residents narrated that the gunmen arrived at the school on motorcycles when the pupils were about to close for the day.
The gunmen reportedly started shooting indiscriminately, the development which caused a commotion on the school premises and at nearby communities.
It was learnt that the gunmen had not made any contact with the school and families of the victims.