Gunmen hijack 16-seater commercial bus in Rivers, abduct driver and all passengers
Gunmen this morning hijacked a commercial bus belonging to a popular transport company with all 16 passengers along the Emohua axis of the East-West Road, in Rivers State. According to reports, the gunmen ambushed the bus and began shooting at it, forcing the driver to stop. They led the driver and the other passengers into the bush. The gunmen left the bullet-riddled bus in the middle of the road.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, Nnamdi Omoni, said the police is still understudying the information it had received so far. He added that the police would soon apprehend the suspected kidnappers and set the victims free