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
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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.