An unfortunate incident has occurred just now, reports reaching insidegistblog reveals that an IED was placed by suspected bandit terrorists on the railtrack of Abuja-Kaduna train resulting to an explosion which occurred at a point between Katari and Rijana on Monday night.
One of the passengers who confirmed the unfortunate incident via a telephone call said the attackers have surrounded the train, shooting sporadically. He said;
“All the passengers are currently lying on the floor in the train. The bandits are shooting sporadically outside. We are in serious danger,”.
There are at least 970 passengers onboard the train, according to official sources familiar with the train service.
Here’s a Google map of their location.
According to reports reaching insidegistblog, the military are currently on control of the train. Here’s some screenshots;