The Chief of Army Staff, Gen Faruk Yahaya, GOC 1 Div, and top military officers visited the scene of the Abuja-Kaduna train attack this morning March 29.
Terrorists attacked the train on Monday night, March 28.
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While at the scene of the incident, the Army chief ordered the troops and other security agencies to intensify their search and rescue operations to ensure that the kidnapped victims are rescued unconditionally.
“He ordered the troops of the NA and other security agencies to intensify their search and rescue operations to ensure that the kidnapped victims are rescued unconditionally.
“The COAS has also assured Nigerians that the troops will be undeterred and vehement in the fight against banditry and other forms of criminality.
“He urged members of the surrounding communities and all Nigerians to continue to avail troops with credible information to enhance their operations across the country.
“Gen Yahaya observed that the attack reverberates the need for critical stakeholders to review the security of railways across the country in order to achieve the desired security architecture for railway transportation.”
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