Nigeria School Attack – level 2

04-03-2021 07:00

A group of men with guns attacked a school in northern Nigeria. The men searched the buildings, chose at least 317 girls, and herded them into a forest.

Officials did not comment on the attack, but it was the fourth attack on a school since 2015, when the new president was elected. In December 2020, attackers took 344 students which they later released. Another attack happened in central Niger last week, when attackers took 42 people.

These attacks show that security in the country is very bad and that children in Nigeria are not safe. It is a very horrible experience for children who can have mental problems long after the attack.

Difficult words: herd (to keep a large group, usually of animals, in one place), release (to make somebody free), security (the situation when somebody is safe).

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