Zamfara: Violence Breaks Out In Jangebe As Abducted Schoolgirls Meet Parents

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A clash between parents of the schoolgirls abducted last week and security agents have left one person dead and many others injured in Jangebe, Zamfara State.

It was gathered that the Zamfara State Government had taken the schoolgirls for counselling and rehabilitation after they had regained freedom from bandits.

On Wednesday, they were brought back to the school to reunite with their family members.

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According to DailyTrust, pandemonium broke out after anxious parents disrupted the speech of the Speaker ofthe Zamfara House of Assembly, Alhaji Nasiru Muazu Magarya and forcefully took their daughters away.

The schoolgirls, who arrived at the school in the evening, were seated in the examination hall and were being addressed by the speaker when the visibly disturbed parents broke in to the hall and started throwing insults at the dignitaries that were meant to address the parents and the school girls.

All speeches were disrupted and after sensing trouble, the speaker and commissioners attending the event quickly left.

Shots were fired by security operatives to disperse the crowd that was waiting outside the school.

The youths began to throw stones at the security operatives that were moving out of the community.

A young man stained blood and was seen being held by other youths at the scene.

Source: Newspot

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