President Muhammadu Buhari has met behind closed door with security chiefs hours after bandits bombed Abuja-Kaduna bound train on Monday night.
Those at the meeting with the president included all service chiefs, Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba and Director-General of the State Security Service, Yusuf Bichi.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo had visited hospitals in Kaduna on Tuesday where injured victims are being treated
Chief of Army Staff, Faruk Yahaya, had also visited the scene of the attack, where he ordered troops to intensify search and rescue operations as well as hunt down the terrorists.
The Kaduna-bound train, which left Abuja 6:00 p.m. on Monday, was attacked by bandits around 7:45 p.m., with just 15 minutes’ drive before arriving Kaduna.
Kaduna State Commissioner for Home Affairs and Internal Security, Samuel Aruwan, said the train had been secured by military personnel, and passengers evacuated by the government.