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Kaduna Train Attack: NRC Vows To Rescue Missing Passengers




The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), says it is leaving no stone unturned to collaborate with security agencies towards ensuring other missing passengers of the attacked AK9 Abuja-Kaduna bound train are rescued.

The NRC’s Managing Director, Mr Fidet Okhiria, explained in a statement on Sunday that two more passengers had been confirmed safe bringing the total of safe passengers to 172.

He explained, “The Corporation also confirms updates that a total of 172 passengers on board the train are safe and okay while 21 passengers are still reported missing.”

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) added, “We assure our esteem passengers that the corporation in collaboration with the security agencies will leave no stone unturned in our efforts at rescuing the missing persons.”

The Corporation deeply condoles with those who lost loved ones and pray for the repose of the lost souls.

The statement stated the NRC equally sincerely sympathise with their injured passengers and indeed everyone on board the AK9 train of Monday, March 28, for the trauma this unfortunate incident has caused you.

The NRC’s Managing Director explained that as of April 2, the NRC’s restoration team had further rerailed four more coaches.

He stated that two of the coaches (SP 00007 and SP 00013) have been safely moved to Idu and Rigasa stations respectively.

He explained that due to damaged tracks, the other two coaches were still at the site.

According to him, this brings the total coaches so far rerailed to seven, stressing that only five have successfully been moved to the stations.

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He assured that efforts are on to link the track, at the moment, a total of 80 meters of the affected section has been fixed including replacement of affected Sleepers and twisted Rails.

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Ojogwu Godwin Chukwudi hailed from Delta State. A young talented personality, Alumnus of Delta State university,Abraka Studied Library and information science. He is an intellectual cyber communicator expert and a prolific blogger professional.

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