At least 2 students have been reported dead with many missing after an access bridge collapsed during a rainstorm at the Gubi Campus of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi.
Reports say that students came out in their numbers to protest the death of their fellow students who died as a result of the collapsed bridge.
Already, students who have turned themselves to makeshift rescue team due to the circumstances were seen searching the torrential water looking for possible dead bodies.
In the meantime, the angry students had on Tuesday, August 6, staged a protest against the school authority over the death of their colleagues following a bridge collapse.
To curtail the tension caused by the rampaging protesters, the university has shut down academic activities with immediate effect.