#Nigeria:2 senior oil workers kidnapped in Rivers, policemen killed

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Two senior oil workers of Shell Nigeria have been kidnapped after they were ambushed by unknown gunmen in Rivers state.

The Nation reports that two police escorts were also killed in the attack.

It was reported that the incident happened on Thursday, April 25 along the Ahoada-Ndele-Rumuji-Emohua axis of the East-West road.

The duo was returning from an official trip from the neighbouring Bayelsa state when they were attacked by the gunmen.

A source in Shell who spoke on the condition of anonymity also confirmed the attack.

Meanwhile, some unknown gunmen have abducted two Chinese nationals who were working on a road project in Ohaozara local government Area of Ebonyi.

The two Chinese nationals, identified as Sun Zhixin and Wang Quing Hu, are employees of the Tongyi Construction Company, Premium Times reports.

The newspaper states that both men were at a place called Ivo River when their abductors invaded the site with arms, forced the workers out of the pit and took the Chinese men to an unknown destination.

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