25 shot dead in Nigeria student hostel

Abuja, Oct 3: Gunmen in Nigeria stormed a student hostel and shot dead 25 people, police and rescuers said Tuesday.

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.