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Driver dies as Lagos-Kano train derails in Kaduna

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The narrow gauge train travelling from Lagos to Kano State derailed at Farin Ruwa, near Jaji in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing the train driver in the process.

Coming out with more details, Abdullahi Alhaji, Public Relations Officer, Northern Regional District of the Nigeria Railways Corporation, NRC, Zaria, reported that the driver of the train which was conveying soft drinks to Kano, Bala Kawu, died on the scene.

He lamented that the sole cause of the accident resulted due to vandalization of the slippers and other accessories of the rail track in the area.

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