Major bus carrier held up, passengers threatened near Cuenca Ecuador

Posted on April 6, 2013 • Filed under: Ecuador, Latin America, Tourists Robbed reported that on April 5, 2013, an interprovincial bus traveling between Cuenca and Quito Ecuador was held up by a group of armed gunmen. The assault took place at about 11:00 pm about an our hour outside of Cuenca near Zhud. Passengers were threatened and robbed of cellphones, cameras, jewelry, money and tablets. Police detained one suspect via a GPS tracking device on one of the stolen phones. Read Article

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