Tension as gunmen attack Kaduna-Abuja train

Tension as gunmen attack Kaduna-Abuja train

Some armed men suspected to be kidnappers on Thursday, January 2, attacked a train heading to Abuja from Rigasa station, Kaduna.

Vanguard reports that the gunmen were said to have attacked the Abuja bound train with some guns and projectiles with a bid to stop the train.

It was gathered that the train left the Rigasa station, Kaduna at about 10 am on Thursday only to be attacked a few kilometres to Katari which is 70Km to Abuja, Nigeria's capital city.

Also, a passenger on the train who recounted the ordeal said the train came under “ballistic projectiles attack”.

However, the passenger no one on the train was affected or hurt during the attack.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that some kidnappers had killed a road marshal attached to the Kaduna State Traffic Law Enforcement Agency ‎(KASTELEA).

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