Armed bandits have been reported to have attacked a Abuja – Kaduna bound train from Abuja on Monday. Pictures shared on social media showed shattered windscreens on the train.
A prominent Nigerian twitter influencer Gimba Kakanda shared the news via his handle @gimbakakanda while quoting his source as one Hassan Mohammed whom he says is a reliable source. According to Hassan, his colleagues were on the train as the attack lasted for 20 minutes.
Armed bandits attacked Abuja – Kaduna train today? I shared this because I know this Facebook user. He’s an elder who won’t just post a fake story for the fun of it. This is scary. https://t.co/fMVh8fnlrm
A critic of the government and publisher of Point Blank News Jackson Use on his handle @jacksonpbn said the incident occurred last night.
Online news media Sahara Reporters tweeted to say the government said it was an act by stone throwers