President Muhammadu Buhari is visiting with the relatives of the kidnapped train in Abuja.
Buhari is meeting with people whose relatives were kidnapped in the train that was targeted by terrorists, according to a tweet from the presidency.
Terrorists opened fire on the plane carrying roughly 970 passengers in late March, leaving eight passengers dead, 60 others kidnapped, and several more hurt.
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After what is thought to have been explosives set on the rail track exploded close to the state’s Rigasa region, the train headed for Kaduna derailed.
The 6:00 p.m. train struck the explosive device around 30 minutes after leaving Idu Train Station in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, and before arriving at Rigasa Train Station in Kaduna, at a location between Katari and Rijana Community.
More details to follow.