Breaking: Gunmen attack 18-seater bus, kidnap passengers

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Breaking: Gunmen attack 18-seater bus, kidnap passengers

A Lagos bound 18 passengers bus has been attacked by suspected gunmen and kidnapped unspecified numbers of travellers.

Mr Hakeem Sadiq, the Divisional Police Officer for Isua-Akoko, who confirmed this to newsmen in Akure on Thursday, said the attack occurred between Idoani – Ifira Axis in Ondo State..

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Sadiq, however, could not give further details of the incident.

According to him, the anti-kidnapping unit was already working with other sister agencies to ensure that the travellers were rescued unhurt.

The incident reportedly occurred on Wednesday at the bad portion of the Idoani-Ifira Road in Akoko South-East Local Government area of the state.

It was gathered that there were sporadic shootings, while the gunmen were carrying out their activities and escaped into the forest with unspecified numbers of bus passengers.

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