Wed, 03 Oct 2012 05:30:00 GMT | By IANS

25 shot dead in Nigeria student hostel

Abuja: Gunmen in Nigeria stormed a student hostel and shot dead 25 people, police and rescuers said Tuesday.

25 shot dead in Nigeria student hostel (© Reuters)

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The attack took place Monday night near a polytecnic in Mubi town of Adamawa state. Some 20 students were among those killed, Xinhua reported.

Mubi has been under curfew for the past 10 days following a spate of killings.

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