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Train crushes man to death in Kano

05 February 2016, 08:54

Kano - A man suspected to be drunk was on Wednesday night crushed to death by moving train in Sharada area in Kano.

An eye witness told the media in Kano on Thursday that the incident happened around 8:00 pm.

According to the witness, who requested anonymity, the deceased might have slept off on the rail track when the moving train crushed him to death.

Also Read: 8th body found in wreckage of deadly train derailment

The media learnt that residents of the area saw the mutilated remains of the man the following morning.

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer of the state command, DSP Magaji Majiya, said the matter was yet to be officially reported to the police.

He said that he heard of the incident from people who called to find out from him.

Majiya said he had directed the Divisional Police Officer in charge of the area to investigate the matter.



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