The Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, has denied reports that some unknown gunmen shot one its Abuja-Kaduna train, saying that kids threw stones at some of the coaches as the train was passing.
DAILY NIGERIAN had exclusively reported that on Tuesday, March 6, a Kaduna-bound train, conveying hundreds of passengers, was attacked at Rijana village en-route its Rigasa destination in Kaduna state. No injury or casualty was however recorded.
However, Fidet Okhiria, the Managing Director of the corporation, insisted that the report was false and unfounded.
According to him, “there was no such attack on our train.”
He said what happened was that kids threw stones at some of the coaches as the train was passing.