48 hours after attacking Kaduna airport, militants in Nigeria escalated their attacks by bombing the Abuja-Kaduna train, carrying about 970 passengers..
According to Russia Today, the website stated that the reports about the victims are still inaccurate, but unconfirmed details claimed that many passengers had been kidnapped, while the gunmen shot dozens of people during the storming of the train..
The managing director of the Nigerian Railways Company explained (NRC)Speaking to the train driver, Vedit Ojeria said, “We can’t give you much information right now,” as no one has been able to provide an accurate account of what happened at the time of this news release..
The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir Al-Rifai, immediately visited the site of the attack last night, accompanied by some troops, to obtain first-hand information on the situation..
The state government, which had earlier confirmed the incident, had also indicated that the government had since secured the train by mobilizing and strengthening security..