According to reports, gunmen 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 this morning.
The gunmen reportedly ambushed the bus and began to shoot at it, forcing the driver to stop. The gunmen led the driver and the other passengers into the bush. They left the bullet-riddled bus in the middle of the road.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, Nnamdi Omoni, stated that the police is still understudying the information it had received so far.
He also said that the police would soon apprehend the suspected kidnappers and set the victims free