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Nigerian Railway Corporation suspends operations over bandits attack



The Nigerian Railway Company has suspended its operations after bandits detonated explosives on the tracks serving the Abuja-Kaduna line.

The assault, which passed off between Wednesday evening and Thursday morning, left passengers traumatised, with reviews that the attackers additionally fired dwell rounds into driver compartments.

Confirming the incident, Shehu Sani, a former Kaduna Central Senator, revealed that the practice he boarded ran right into a portion broken by explosives utilized in attacking a Kaduna-Abuja practice, including that he narrowly escaped demise.

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


Reacting, the NRC, in a press release through its web site, on Thursday afternoon mentioned operations have been suspended until additional discover.

“Because of unexpected circumstances, practice companies have been instantly suspended for the protection of our pricey passengers.

“Efforts are in place to revive service. Additional info would observe instantly service is restored,” the assertion mentioned.

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