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Terrorists bomb Abuja-Kaduna train with over 1000 passengers aboard – Breaking News

Terrorists this evening bombed a passenger train along the Kaduna-Abuja track.

Terrorists bomb Abuja-Kaduna train with over 1000 passengers aboard - Breaking News 1
The sad incident comes up just two days after armed gangs invaded Kaduna International Airport, killing aviation workers and leaving many others wounded.

Fidet Okhiria, MD of Nigeria Railway Corporation, has confirmed the report saying efforts are underway to obtain further information about it.

Terrorists bomb Abuja-Kaduna train with over 1000 passengers aboard - Breaking News

A passenger on the train shared this scary update via Facebook:

Terrorists bomb Abuja-Kaduna train with over 1000 passengers aboard - Breaking News 2

The railway has become one of the busiest in the country since it was opened in 2016 amidst expectation it would provide a safer alternative to people plying the route.

However, several attacks linked to armed gangs have occurred repeated along the route, even as the government issued regular assurances to citizens about their safety.

ALSO READ: NAMA Staff Killed As Bandits Storm Kaduna Airport, Stop Aircraft From Taking Off

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