Residents of Eke-Onuimo, in Onuimo local government area of Imo state, are in a state of panic following the abduction of 15 passengers along the Enugu-Port Harcourt road by suspected herdsmen.
The herdsmen stopped the passengers travelling on two separate buses on the stretch of road between Arondizuogu and Okigwe.
Herdsmen reportedly marched all passengers of one bus into the bush while some passengers on the second bus managed to escape.
The passengers’ whereabouts remain unknown.
The police have yet to comment on the incident.
SP Bala Elkana, its spokesperson, could not be reached as his phone rang unanswered.