Train attack: Survivor Sergeant Funtua dies from gunshot wounds

"He gave a good fight to survive but unfortunately, he did not make it and he died," the source said.
Sergeant Muhammad Haruna Funtua
Sergeant Muhammad Haruna Funtua

Eight days after surviving the deadly Kaduna train attack, Sergeant Muhammad Haruna Funtua has succumbed to injuries sustained during the attack.

WuzupNigera reported that at least eight people were killed, many injured and others abducted as bandits attacked the Abuja-Kaduna rail line last week.

Sergeant Funtua who was one of the victims rescued by the security agencies was shot in the head and chest during the terrorist attack.

Tribune reported that the ex-soldier was later conveyed to his town in Funtua for further treatment where he finally gave up the ghost on Tuesday.

Confirming the report, a source simply identified as Mallam Idris said, "he gave a good fight to survive but unfortunately, he did not make it and he died.

"We pray Allah will grant his soul Aljannah Firdausi, he declared."

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