Cross River Police Commissioner Sule Balarabe confirmed the kidnapping but said the number of victims had not been determined.
He added that while the number of victims was awaited by the Divisional Police in the area, a tactical team had been deployed in the area, made up of members of the Anti-Kidnapping Police.
He said the gunmen emerged from the woods in the area and fired at the vehicles to force them to stop.
He added that some of the passengers suffered gunshot wounds before the gunmen took others into the woods.
===============Edited /Alli Hakeem
Source Credit: NAN