Just In: Bandits Attacks, Bombs Abuja-Kaduna Train with 970 Passengers Onboard
Suspected bandits have attacked an Abuja-Kaduna train with about 970 passengers on board. They detonated bombs on the railtrack of Abuja-Kaduna and successfully immobilised it.
According to a post on Daily Nigeria on Monday Night, they noted that Credible sources confirmed the attack saying the attack occurred at a point between Katari and Rijana.
One of the passengers who confirmed the incident in a telephone call said the attackers have surrounded the train, shooting sporadically.
“All the passengers are currently lying on the floor of the train. The bandits are shooting sporadically. We are in serious danger,” said on of the panic-stricken passengers.
There are at least 970 passengers onboard the train, according to official sources familiar with the train service.