Bauchi State, Nigeria: Boko Haram men in the early hours of today April 20th attacked Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS), Yana, killing a 5 year old girl and setting some buildings in the staff quarters ablaze.
The Bauchi State Police spokesperson, DSP Haruna Mohammed while confirming the incident said the gunmen stole a private vehicle belonging to the principal of the school and also destroyed a bank vault.
“Unknown gunmen attacked the staff quarters of GGSS Yana, Shira Local Government Area of Bauchi State, around 2.30am on Sunday. They set the school bus ablaze; and in the process, a five-year-old girl was killed in the fire while they destroyed the vault of a bank,’’ he said
He said a combined team of security forces are on the trail of the attackers.