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Gunmen abduct travelers from Cross River Highway

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  Ehigimeter Igbaugba The hijackers took the passengers traveling on the Ikom Ogoja highway in Cross River on Tuesday 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 An eyewitness told the Nigerian News Agency that no fewer than nine people were abducted between the communities of Okomita and Uyanghoa near Calabar 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
Gunmen abduct travelers from Cross River Highway

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The hijackers took the passengers traveling on the Ikom-Ogoja highway in Cross River on Tuesday.

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Cross River Police Commissioner Sule Balarabe

Cross River Police Commissioner Sule Balarabe confirmed the kidnapping but said the number of victims had not been determined.

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Divisional Police

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.

News Agency

An eyewitness told the Nigerian News Agency that no fewer than nine people were abducted between the communities of Okomita and Uyanghoa near Calabar.

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

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Source Credit: NAN

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