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A woman dies in a train-car collision in Abuja

At least one person has been confirmed dead following a fatal train/vehicle accident at the Chikakori axis in Kubwa District Council of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Confirming the unfortunate incident on Thursday, FCT Police Public Relations Officer DSP Josephine Ade said officers have been mobilized to the area to investigate the matter.

The PPRO said a medical practitioner confirmed the victim’s death shortly after driving agents were recruited to the area to take charge of the development.

The statement read: “The FCT Police Command is aware of the unfortunate incident of a fatal train/motor accident that occurred at the Chicakuri Corridor of the FFC’s Kobua District Council.

“Immediately upon receiving the information, the crime scene investigators attached to the Beyazín Division Police Headquarters quickly rushed to the scene, and took charge of the situation. The death of the victim was confirmed by the practicing doctor on the ground.

“The investigation has been launched by the Rail Road Department which has jurisdiction over the track. The findings and safety advice already in place will be reconfirmed to ensure that the accident does not happen again soon.”

A woman dies in a train-car collision in Abuja

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