STF confirms one dead in attack on Islamic school in Jos


The spokesperson of the Special task force, STF, in Jos, Salisu Mustapha, has confirmed the death of a seven year old boy in this morning’s attack on a primary school in Jos.

According to Mr Mustapha, the boy was hit after some gunmen opened fire on Nurul Islam School in the Kerana area Bukuru in Jos.

Narrating the details of the incident, he said some men, driving in an Opel car, fired a Rocket Propelled Grenade, RPG, at the school.

“They came on a vehicle and fired an RPG, their target was the school building, fortunately they could not hit the target properly and the kid that was killed was outside the school building,we have fragments of the explosive device used,” Mr. Mustapha said.

The STF spokesperson also said witnesses have provided them with the description of the vehicle and that a patrol team had already gone in search of the attackers.



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