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Gunmen kidnap two Turkish nationals in their hotel rooms

Police said the victims, who work for a construction company, were abducted at Airstrip Hotel in Eket.

Kidnapping.

The incident was said to have occurred on Sunday, April 9.

The expatiates worked for BKS Construction Company in Onna local government area of the state, spokesperson of the police command in the state, Chukwu Okechukwu told NAN in Uyo on Monday.

Okechukwu the victims were abducted at Airstrip Hotel in Eket.

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"The state police command is working tirelessly to rescue the expatriates. The Commissioner of police has mobilised the anti-kidnapping unit and a special anti-crime unit to ensure that they are freed unhurt," he said.

The police spokesman added that the  identities, nationalities and workplace of the victims were unknown at the time they whisked away.

He said no ransom has been demanded yet.

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