The Kaduna State Police Command on Sunday said no fewer than 52 cattle were crushed to death by a train along Kasarami – Jere axis in Chikkun Local Government Area in Kaduna State.
The Commissioner, Ahmad Abdulrahaman, refuted reports that the cattle were killed by other means.
he told journalists in Kaduna that the cattle were crushed to death at about 11:45 a.m. Sundayby a speeding train going to Abuja from Rigasa Railway Station.
He also explained that another 27 cattle that sustained injuries were slaughtered by the chief butcher of Kasarami village.
He said no human casualty was recorded.
The CP described the accident as pathetic. He said the herdsmen were moving to Funtua Local Government in Katsina State