A train derailed at the abattoir area of Agege in Lagos this morning. The train which carried passengers along the rail left it's track and crashed causing chaos and some passengers where killed.
Lagos State police spokesman, Olarinde Famous-Cole who confirmed the incident said that some persons were killed during the incident while many other passengers were seriously injured.
Also many vehicles and properties worth several millions of Naira were destroyed. The train is said to have rammed into a trailer.
“We just got the information. Our policemen and those attached to the railway command are in control of the situation. I cannot confirm any death, but I can tell you that some persons were injured. We shall furnish you with details later please.” he said
That possible cause of the train derail is bad railways and old time trains that cannot withstand tough times anymore.
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