Gunmen in army uniforms on Monday evening shot and killed the unnaned drivet of an SUV at Sabon Garin village on Abuja-Lokoja Road and kidnapped 13 passengers in an interstate bus.
The bandits suddenly emerged from the bush and started shooting at passing vehicles.
When the driver of the SUV tried to escape, he was shot dead instantly.
The criminals also fired at the tyres of a commercial bus, forcing it to a halt.
They then forced the passengers into the bush.
There was no word from the police on the incident.