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At least 8 travelers killed as masked robbers block highway

Not less than eight travelers have been killed along the Bomadi-Ohoror road in Delta State.

The armed robbers killed three drivers of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), a conductor last Tuesday and four passengers Thursday.

A victim, Mrs Ebi, a trader and who sustained a deep machete wound, narrated that the incident occurred around 5.30 am at the same dilapidated spot near Odorubu community in Patani council area.

She said, “We ran into the robbers at the bad spot near Odorubu. The robbers came out of the bush, all dressed like black Ninjas, stopped our motor with gun shots. They took all our money, phones and other valuables. They are all small boys.

“One of them stabbed my hand and took away my money. They hurriedly ran into the bush around 6. am when they heard gun shots coming from Bomadi axis, who we identified as men of the JTF and police on rescue operation”.

 

Source: Polisonline

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