The Kaduna-Abuja rail was reportedly targeted and attacked by bandits on Tuesday and Wednesday.
According to a report from Shehu Sani, the former senator representing Kaduna Central, bandits planted explosives on the train tracks between Rijana and Dutse train stations. The explosives damaged the rail track and shattered the windshield of the train. He also tweeted that the assailants rained gunfire, targeting the train driver and the fuel tank.
The former senator called on the Kaduna state government to suspend all rail travel until security is restored. Swipe to see photos of the damage.