Bandits, on Monday, attacked a train heading to Kaduna from Abuja. gathered that the bandits detonated a bomb on the railtrack of Abuja-Kaduna train and successfully immobilized it at a point between Katari and Rijana.

It was also learnt that the attackers surrounded the train, shooting sporadically.

The terrorists also kidnapped several others, while some passengers were injured during the incident.

They were said to have forced their way into the train and kidnapped an unspecified number of people,

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Speaking on the incident, Shehu Sani, a former Kaduna Central Senator, said villagers around the area confirmed the attack.

“Villagers along Abuja-Kaduna road called to confirm hearing multiple gunshots and attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train by terrorists,” he wrote on Twitter.

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