We gathered that during the attack, many passengers were said to have been initially kidnapped, including Zamfara State former deputy Governor, Mallam Ibrahim Wakkala Liman.
Others were shot dead and an unascertained number of the passengers also sustained various degrees of injury as a result of gunshots. Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation, disclosed that no fewer than eight persons were killed during the terrorists’ attack.
He spoke on Tuesday while inspecting the site of the incident. Amaechi said 25 people have been hospitalized due to the attack.
The names of 398 passengers, who were on board the bombed train, have now surfaced. Meanwhile, the Minister disclosed that some of the passengers were still missing.