Armed Robbers Steal Blood Containing Ebola

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Armed bandits in Guinea have stolen a batch of blood samples infected with the deadly Ebola virus which were being delivered to a test centre, report says.

The robbers held up a minibus near the town of Kissidougou which was transporting the samples from central Kankan prefecture to the test site 165 miles away in southern Gueckedou.

The robbers are thought to have no idea what they have stolen.

Ebola ravaged hand
Ebola ravaged hand

 


However, CNN reports that the robbers mistook the mini bus for a bullion van carrying gold bars.


Guinea authorities are yet to recover the infected blood