Terrorists on Tuesday, launched an attack on the Abuja-Kaduna, Yankara-Tsafe roads, SaharaReporters learnt. 

This comes hours after the bandits launched an attack on the Kaduna-Abuja train with eight persons confirmed dead and several persons injured or kidnapped. 

There were at least 970 passengers on board the train, according to sources familiar with the train service.

According to sources, the bandits who are currently on rampage in the areas have caused apprehension among residents. 

A military source in Kaduna noted, “Yes, the bandits are currently on a rampage along the Yankara-Tsafe road and passengers are advised to avoid that route. Some passengers are currently stranded.”

SaharaReporters had reported Monday attack on Abuja-Kaduna train by terrorists.

SaharaReporters earlier reported that a former Deputy Governor of Zamfara State, Malam Ibrahim Wakkala, was among the Abuja-Kaduna train passengers who was shot by terrorists on Monday evening.

Sources also confirmed to SaharaReporters that out of 15 patients brought to St. Gerald’s Catholic Hospital in Kaduna, two had been confirmed dead, including a lady medical doctor with the hospital, Chinelo Megafu.

SaharaReporters on Monday night also reported that Muhammad Amin Mahmood, an aspirant in the just-concluded National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Northwest Zonal Youth Leadership, was shot during the attack on Monday.

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