At least 12 people abducted by gunmen in south Nigeria

Source: Xinhua| 2020-10-08 19:44:34|Editor: huaxia
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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