According to the Nigerian News Agency (NAN), a train carrying water pipes from Lagos to Zaria has derailed in Kaduna.
No one was injured in the crash, which happened about 5:50 p.m. on Saturday near Unguwar Kanawa axis, opposite Sultan Bello Mosque in Kaduna, according to NAN.
“There was no casualty and no property damaged”, Kaduna State Police Command Spokesman, ASP Mohammed Jalige told NAN.
“The train developed some fualts and derailed, it was on transit from Lagos to Zaria.
“We have deployed our operatives to secure the place and protect the pipes,” Jalige added.
Hafiz Mohammed, the Kaduna State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, identified the accident as minor.
“The locomotive (head) derailed while standing, one coach also derailed, while five coaches capsized.
“Some pipes were scattered due to the accident. However, patrol teams of Operation Yaki have been deployed for security coverage in the area.
“No life was lost and no one sustained injury.
“The railway Headquarters has been contacted to send their technical team to the scene,” Mohammed said.
SOURCE: THE GUARDIAN