LAGOS, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- At least 12 travelers were kidnapped on Wednesday night in Nigeria's southern state of Delta, local police said Thursday.
The travelers were abducted by a group of unidentified gunmen along a road in Ughelli North council area of the state, Onome Onowakpoyeya, the state police spokesperson told Xinhua in a short message.
He said efforts are currently undertaken to rescue the suspects.
Godfrey Akpan, a commercial driver who witnessed the incident, told Xinhua more than five vehicles were intercepted by the kidnappers. Enditem