Train conveying passengers from Abuja to Kaduna attacked by gunmen suspected to be bandits in Kaduna State.
Written by News Room on April 4, 2022
A train conveying passengers from Abuja to Kaduna has been attacked by gunmen suspected to be bandits in Kaduna State.
According to reports, many passengers are feared injured while several others were said to have been kidnapped by the assailants.
The bandits reportedly attacked the train around Dutse axis in Kaduna, just a few kilometres to the Rigasa Train Station in Igabi Local Government Area of the state on Monday night.
One of the passengers on the train told newsmen that the bandits bombed the train track with an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) which forced the train to derail.
Upon the stoppage of the train, the assailants were said to have begun to fire gunshots sporadically.
He added that the terrorists later forced their way into the train and kidnapped an unspecified number of people, with some others feared killed.
Ameen J. Kantyok