Train Crushes Man to Death in Kano, While Sleeping on Rail-line
An eye witness told journalists in Kano on Friday during investigation that the tragedy occurred around 8:00 pm on Thursday; that residents of the area saw the mutilated body of the man the following morning.
According to the witness, who pleaded anonymity, the deceased might have slept off on the rail track when the moving train crushed him to death.
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.