A middle-aged woman was crushed to death by a train at Shogunle area of Lagos. The unfortunate incident happened on Thursday as she sat across the railway track.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the Ogun-bound train left Oshodi Station at around 4.45 p.m., heading toward Shogunle Station, Lagos.
The woman was sitting on the rail track and was oblivious of the approaching train, that, in spite of the repeated horn by the driver the woman did not make any move to leave the track.
NAN reports that “within a twinkle of an eye,’’ the fast-approaching train ran into the woman and dismembered her body.
The incident happened few metres away from the Arena Shopping Complex, Oshodi.