Terrorists bomb rail track demobilizing Abuja – Kaduna bound train; security agents respond to save lives

In a statement which he issued to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Samuel Aruwan, Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, said the military rescued the Kaduna-bound train passengers trapped by terrorists on Monday night.

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A terror attack was reported on Monday on an Abuja-Kaduna bound train, successfully breaking off the rail track and demobilizing the train at a point between Katari and Rijana

A terror attack was reported on Monday on an Abuja-Kaduna bound train, successfully breaking off the rail track and demobilizing the train at a point between Katari and Rijana.

Explosives are suspected to have been used by the terrorists in the attack.

Shehu Sani, a former senator that represented Kaduna Central District, said villagers around the area confirmed the attack.

“Villagers along Abuja-Kaduna road called to confirm hearing multiple gunshots and attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train by terrorists,” Sani wrote on Twitter.

Also, the Kaduna State Government has confirmed the terrorists’ attack on the passenger train bound for the State.

In a statement which he issued to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Samuel Aruwan, Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, said the military rescued the Kaduna-bound train passengers trapped by terrorists on Monday night.

Aruwan said the government received multiple reports of an attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train service around Kateri-Rijana area.

Aruwan said efforts were ongoing to move injured passengers to hospitals for medical attention.

Gunmen believed to be terrorists had detonated a bomb on the rail track of the Abuja-Kaduna train and successfully immobilized it at a point between Katari and Rijana.

The terrorists were said to have surrounded the train, while shooting sporadically.

Nigeria’s rail workers shut down….

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