The young Nigerian doctor, Chinelo Megafu, who was killed in the Abuja-Kaduna train attack in March, has been laid to rest today, April 21, 2022.

The 29-year-old died from injuries she sustained during the terrorist attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train on Monday, March 28. She had tweeted during the attack, saying she had been shot and asked Nigerians to pray for her.

The funeral service was held at the Shepherdhill Baptist Church, Obanikoro, and her body was interred afterwards at the Ebony Private Cemetery, Ikoyi.

See photos from the funeral below,

In other news, survivors of the terrorist attack on an Abuja-Kaduna train on Monday, March 28, have recounted their ordeals.

Unknown Gunmen attacked a Kaduna-bound training carrying hundred of passengers on Monday Evening. The train reportedly left Abuja at about 6 P.M and it was attacked between Katari and Rijana.

Several people were killed, dozens injured, and others abducted by the terrorists during the attack.

Speaking to journalists on her hospital bed, one of the survivors, Maimuna Ibrahim, who was shot on the thigh, said it was a horrible experience.

“We saw hell, I prayed and prayed and prayed”, she said. “I went to a workshop in Abuja in the morning and I was on my way back to Kaduna that same day after the workshop. I was shot on the thigh. But the bullet did not touch my bone. The bullet penetrated out of my thigh. Honestly, we suffered seriously, but thank God soldiers came and they really helped us”. She said.

Maimuna said she was unable to walk after she was shot and soldiers had to carry her out of the train to a vehicle by the expressway

Another survivor, Fatima Shuaibu, a student of College of Education, Gidan Waya, Kaduna state, said her sister was killed in the attack.

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