Unknown hoodlums have set a Kano-bound train ablaze at Offa Railway Station in Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State.
It was said that the train which was coming from Lagos, was attacked and set on fire when it made a stopover for repairs at the Offa railway station.
Hassan Adekunle, Head of Media and Publicity of Kwara Fire Service, who confirmed the incident on Wednesday, said two of the 15 coaches of the train conveying goods were completely burnt by the fire.
“The incident occurred about 5.17pm at Offa Railway Station in Offa, Kwara State. Out of the 15 coaches contained by the affected train, two were burnt due to the rigorous efforts made by fire fighters,” he added.