Eighteen passengers of a Lagos-bound bus have been reported to have been attacked by unspecified number of armed men at ifira.
The incident reportedly occurred on the bad portion of the Idoani-Ifira road in Akoko Southeast local government area of the state.
It was gathered that there were sporadic shootings while the gunmen carried out their nefarious activities causing the passengers to scamper for safety.
It was also gathered that the passengers were robbed of their valuables before abducting them into the forest.
Confirming the incident, the divisional police officer DPO for Isua Akoko,Hakeem Sadiq said the case had been reported and that the anti-kidnapping unit was already working with sister agencies to ensure that the travellers were rescued unhurt.