A Kaduna-bound train derailed on Monday after explosives believed to be planted on the rail track went off around Katari area of the state.
No fewer than 970 passengers are believed to be in respective coaches.
The 6pm train, reportedly took off from Idu Train Station at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) before hit an explosive device about 30 minutes to Rigasa train station in Kaduna.
Information was still sketchy at press time but it was gathered that security agents had been mobilised to the area to rescue the passengers.
“There is no network in the area so we cannot get any information until the team we have dispatched returns,” said a top security source in Kaduna.
“What we know is that suspected IED’s were planted on the track and the train has derailed. We don’t know for sure if there is any injury or death,” he said.