A director at the National Board for Technical Education, NBTE, Abdu Isa Kofarmata, has been killed in the Monday night terrorist attack on the Abuja-Kaduna passenger train.

Monday night, terrorists had bombed the Abuja-Kaduna train en route Rigasa destination with hundreds of passengers on-board.

During the attack, many passengers were feared kidnapped, others shot dead and unascertained number of the passengers also sustained various degrees of injury.

A family source of the deceased said he died of gunshots fired by the terrorists during the attack.

According to the source, his corpse is on its way to to Kano for burial.

The source added that the late 55-year-old director is survived by four children and a wife.