Gunmen suspected to be members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect struck a packed college in the early hours of Sunday killing at least 50 students of College of Agriculture,Gujba.
The school is located about 50 kilometers south of Damaturu, the state capital. As at the time of filling this report, bodies of the victims were being picked for bush and hostels, where the gunmen shot the harmless students.
A staff of the school, who confirmed the incident, said several dead bodies are still being recovered from bushes, hostels and classes in and around the school as scores were killed in the attack.
The source also revealed that surviving students are at the moment making efforts to re unite with their families in fear of further attacks by the insurgents.
The security agencies are yet to confirm the incident.
This is the latest in a string of attacks by the sect on schools in the area. In July the national and indeed the whole world was mortified when suspected Boko Haram sect members killed 41 students and a teacher at Government Secondary School, Mamudo.