Gunmen Emerge From Bush, Open Fire & Kidnap 6 Travellers In Osun, 3 Escape

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Three travellers have been by gunmen in Osun .

According to the Osun , the sad incident happened Tuesday along Ilesha-Akure Express in Osun Monday night.

The spokesperson the command, SP Yemisi Opalola, confirmed in a statement that the incident happened around 7 p.m. in Iwaraja town Oriade Local Government Area the .

She said the police had, however, deployed and officers to the forest where the kidnappers retreated after the abduction, in an attempt to rescue the victims.

She said the command, at the moment, was not aware if any contact had been established with families the victims to demand .

Monday, at about 7p.m, some yet to be identified hoodlums emerged the bush and opened fire, flattening the tyres a Toyota Sienna bus with ABUJA ABJ 635 DC, along Ilesha-Akure Expressway, by Iwaraja Forest.

“In the process, six passengers plus the driver of the bus were abducted, but three were lucky to have escaped.

“Intensive manhunt is, however underway by the police, local hunters and vigilantes to rescue the victims and the ,” Opalola said.