The Kaduna State Government has released details of the passengers who booked for the Abuja-Kaduna train service AK9 which was attacked by bandit terrorists on Monday night .
According to the documents, 398 passengers bought tickets for the trip but 362 of these passengers were validated as having boarded the train through the gate.
It also revealed that eight bodies had been recovered, while 26 were injured.
“The state government appealed to the public to assist with information regarding passengers on the train by contacting the Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency on the phone line 09088923398,
“Further updates will be communicated to the public,” the document read.
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and Governor Nasir El-Rufai had on Tuesday visited some of the victims receiving treatment at different hospitals in Kaduna.
Amongst those injured is the former Deputy Governor of Zamfara State, Ibrahim Wakkala who is also receiving treatment in one of the hospitals the governor visited.
Vreporters had reported that Wakkala was among the Abuja-Kaduna train passengers who was shot by terrorists on Monday evening.
Wakkala was shot in the leg and had since been hospitalized.