Bandits bombed Abuja-Kaduna train despite intel before attack, report reveals


Nigerian authorities had knowledge of the latest attack on the Abuja-Kaduna rail line, intelligence shows.

The train was bombed on Wednesday and Thursday with the intention of abducting passengers.

The incursion was carried out by Boko Haram and bandits, a joint operation that confirmed their collaboration in the North-West.

Eons Intelligence reports the sighting of classified messages between a notorious bandit, Baffa, and his ally, Bala.

On October 19, 2021, a document titled “PLANNED ATTACK ON TRAIN AROUND RIJANA, KADUNA STATE” was sent to relevant government agencies.

Credit: DailyTimes

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