September 27, 2019 / 9:41 AM / 2 months ago

More than 300 people, mostly children, found in chains in Nigeria's Kaduna

KADUNA, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Nigerian police freed more than 300 people, mostly children, being held in chains in a building in the northern city of Kaduna, a police spokesman said on Friday.

Many of the children had metal chains around their ankles, police said. The spokesman said the building housed an Islamic school and seven people have been arrested. (Reporting by Garba Muhammad; Writing by Alexis Akwagyiram; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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