Scores of students of the Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri in Kebbi State have been abducted by bandits.
The heavily armed bandits invaded the school on Thursday.
Sources said the undisclosed number of girls were abducted by the bandits who dressed in police camouflage.
The sources claimed that the bandits who were too many engaged the mobile police in a gun battle who mobilized to repel the attack but were overpowered.
The source further explained that shortly after the gun duel, the bandits broke into the school where they took their time to select girls and made away with them to an undisclosed location.
No one was however killed during the hours of hitch free operation by the armed bandits but a police officer was shot during the exchange of fire.
However, scores of bandits in a recent series of attacks on innocent civilians sacked koliyo a Yauri suburb where they also carted away huge number of cows and other valuables.
The unchallenged attack forced residents of the village to flee leaving a ghost town behind.
An elderly woman who ran to Birnin Kebbi said the bandits targeted women and farmers forcing them to desert their farms for the safety of their lives.
She added that the now ghost village lost large sum of money in valuables.