25 shot dead in Nigeria student hostel

Oct 03, 2012, 10:17 IST | Agencies

25 people were killed after gunmen opened fire in a student hostel in Mubi town of Nigeria.

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

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The attack took place Monday night near a polytechnic in Mubi town of Adamawa state.

Some 20 students were among those killed, reports said.

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

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