Unknown gunmen have killed two persons and abducted a yet to be ascertained number of people along Obbo Aiyegunle/Osi highway in Kwara South Senatorial District on Saturday.

The victims were reportedly attacked in an 18 seater commercial bus registered XC167MUN at about 1700hours by the unknown gunmen.

Reports reaching Daily Times indicated that the gunmen shot into the vehicle and fatally injured the driver identified as Akeem and one Mama Ariye both of Obbo Aiyegunle town.

Spokesman of the state police command, Okasanmi Ajayi, who confirmed the bloody attack said ” information received on 4/6/2022 was to the effect that at about 1700hrs same day, unknown armed men forcefully attacked an 18 seater commercial bus with REG NO XC 167 MUN, along Obbo Ayegunle- Osi-road, shot into the vehicle and fatally injured the driver one Akeem ‘M’ surname unknown and one Mama Ariye ‘F’ both of Obbo Ayegunle town and abducted yet to be specified numbers of passengers.

“On receipt of the information by the police in Obbo Ayegunle, policemen, vigilante, local hunters and sister agencies raced to the scene.

“Bodies of the dead were retrieved and deposited at Carosi Hospital mortuary for autopsy, while the security team stormed the bushes in an effort to rescue the victims,” the spokesman disclosed.

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