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JUST IN: Abuja Train Crash Claims Life Of Victim As FCT Police Launch Investigation

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Following the Thursday morning Abuja train crash in the Kubwa area of the city, the Federal Capital Territory Police Command said it has commenced an investigation into the fatal accident.

Abuja Train Crash

Abuja Train Crash

Reports say an Abuja-bound train had crashed into a moving car at Chikakore, in the Kubwa area of Abuja, leading to a breakdown of the train.

It was gathered that the train coaches were unmoved for over 40 minutes, while engineers worked on the train.

Spokesperson of the FCT police command, Josephine Adeh, in a reaction, said,

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“We are aware of the unfortunate incident of rail/motor fatal accident that happened at the Chikakore axis in the Kubwa area council of the FCT. 

“Upon receipt of the information, police crime scene investigators attached to the Byazin Divisional Police Headquarters drifted swiftly to the scene, took charge of the situation, where the victim was confirmed dead by medical practitioners on the ground. 

“Investigation has commenced by the railway division having jurisdiction over the track. Findings and safety tips already existing will soon be reiterated to ensure a non-repeat of such incidents.”

Meanwhile, Kanyi Daily reported that the Federal Government (FG) recently announced the resumption of Abuja-Kaduna train services

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