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A commercial bus has been ambushed and hijacked by suspected kidnappers operating along Kalabari-Ogbakiri-Emohua road in Rivers State.
The driver of the ill-fated bus was conveying six persons, including two other drivers, from Buguma to Port Harcourt, when the vehicle came under attack.

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DAILY POST gathered that some drivers were seen at the Abali Motor Park around Mile One area of Port Harcourt after the bus failed to arrive at the destination.

One of the park officials also confirmed that some of the passengers were later released by the kidnappers.

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The Chairman of the Community Development Coordinating Committee in Asari-Toru Local Government Area, Saturday Ngorji has also confirmed the hijacking of the commercial bus traveling from Buguma to Port Harcourt.

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Ngorji said the bus was intercepted at Israel-Ama junction by the hoodlums, who took away all the passengers, including the driver.

Saturday Ngorji said the Divisional Police Officer at Buguma has deployed his men to search for the victims.