An attack on a passenger train, the second since October happened on 29 March. Armed rebels in the northeast and bandits who have kidnapped hundreds for ransom in the center and northwest parts of the country have left the population scared. Nigerian government officials said a passenger train headed left Abuja headed to the northern city of Kaduna was trapped and attacked by armed bandits. The attackers reportedly planted explosives to halt the train, forced their way on board and gunshots were reported. The NRC suspended operations on Abuja-Kaduna route temporarily.