Three students abducted from Greenfield University in Kaduna state, Northwest, Nigeria have been found dead.
Gunmen had attacked the institution on Tuesday and abducted some students.
The state is yet to confirm the exact number of abducted students.
commissioner for internal security and home affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said the bandits who attacked the school killed three of the students.
A statement he issued read:
“In an act of mindless evil and sheer wickedness, the armed bandits who kidnapped students of Greenfield University, have shot dead three of the abducted students.
“The armed bandits on Tuesday night kidnapped an unspecified number of students at the institution located at Kasarami village off Kaduna-Abuja Road in Chikun LGA.
“The remains of three students were found today (Friday), in Kwanan Bature village, a location close to the university and have been evacuated to a mortuary by the Commissioner, Internal Security and Home Affairs, and Force Commander, Operation Thunder Strike, Lt.Col. MH Abdullahi.”