Gunmen kidnap Lagos-bound passengers in Rivers State

Gunmen kidnap Lagos-bound passengers in Rivers State

Gunmen have abducted 16 people including the driver from a passenger bus said to be owned by God is Good motors in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Mond

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Gunmen have abducted 16 people including the driver from a passenger bus said to be owned by God is Good motors in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Monday, witnesses told AFP.

“They blocked the road and opened fire on the bus as it approached the Emohua area, thereby forcing the driver to a stop. The hoodlums accosted the bus, ordered the passengers and driver out of the vehicle and marched them into the bush,” said a witness Tamuno George.

Police in Rivers State confirmed the incident, adding that a manhunt had been launched for the gunmen. The command is currently analysing the information it received from witnesses over the incident and concerted efforts are already on to apprehend the hoodlums,” said state police spokesperson Nnamdi Omoni.