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Nigerian Railway Corporation Suspends Operations Over Bandits Attack

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The Nigerian Railway Corporation has suspended its operations after the bandit’s attack on its Abuja-Kaduna line. Bandits had detonated explosives on the tracks serving the line.

The attack, which took place between Wednesday night and Thursday morning, left passengers traumatized, with reports that the attackers also fired live rounds into driver compartments.

Confirming the incident, Shehu Sani, a former Kaduna Central Senator, revealed that the train he boarded ran into a portion damaged by explosives used in attacking a Kaduna-Abuja train, adding that he narrowly escaped death.

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The former lawmaker alleged that terrorists had attacked a Kaduna-Abuja train on Wednesday with explosives.

Reacting, the NRC, in a statement via its website, on Thursday afternoon said operations have been suspended till further notice.

“Due to unforeseen circumstances, train services have been immediately suspended for the safety of our dear passengers.

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“Efforts are in place to restore service. Further information would follow immediately service is restored,” the statement said.

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