The Kaduna State Government has released the passenger manifest for the Abuja-Kaduna train service AK9 which was attacked by bandits on Monday night, March 28.
According to Samuel Aruwan, the commissioner of internal security and home affairs, in a statement today, March 30, said the manifest showed that 398 passengers bought tickets for the trip but 362 of these passengers were validated as having boarded the train through the gate.
Also, Aruwan revealed that eight bodies had been recovered, while 26 were injured.
Several of the passengers were noted to be unaccounted for as search operations were said to be ongoing.
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.
Meanwhile, Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo has visited Kaduna to see the extent of damage done by terrorists in the state.
The vice president also visited some of the victims of the attack receiving treatment in two hospitals in the state.
Others who have visited the scene of the attack include the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Farouk Yahaya yesterday March 29.
The COAS was accompanied by some principal staff officers of the Army Headquarters and the General Officer Commanding 1 Division.
The army chief thereafter returned to Abuja to brief President Muhammadu Buhari on the extent of damage caused by the terrorists.