NRC Suspends operations indefinitely on Abuja-Kaduna Rail corridor by Ada Nkong


Following Monday night attack on an Abuja-Kaduna train,the Nigerian Railway Corporation has suspended train operations along the Abuja-Kaduna route indefinitely.

In a post on its official Twitter handle @Official_NRC on Tuesday morning,the NRC said the suspension is due to unforeseen circumstances.

Meanwhile the NRC is yet to release information on the number of passengers injured or kidnapped in Mondays incidence at the time of this report.

An Abuja-Kaduna train was attacked by terrorists Monday night between Kateri and Rijana. Gunmen detonated explosives destroying the rail track and causing the train to derail.

Thereafter they reportedly shot sporadically into the air scaring and leaving some passengers injured. Passengers who posted updates on their social media platforms on the attack later said the army were with them and they were safe.

Though the NRC MD Engr Fidet Okhiria confirmed the attack, no details were given as to the number of passengers injured or feared.


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