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Gunmen kidnap travelers in Ondo

“At this moment, l cannot say how many students were taken away by the gunmen until l get there, but we have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors,” the commissioner stated.

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Wednesday evening, attacked a commercial bus with 18 passengers, along the Ido Ani-Ifira Expressway, Ondo State.

It was gathered that the bus was heading towards Abuja from Lagos State when it was attacked.

The bandits were said to have dragged the victims into the bush to an unknown destination.

The Divisional Police Officer in charge of Isua Akoko Police Division, Hakeem Sadiq, confirmed the incident.

He said the case was reported, adding that the anti-kidnapping unit of the division and other security agencies are working hard to rescue the travellers.

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