A Nigerian female doctor has been identified as one of the passengers shot dead during the terrorist attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train on Monday.
The doctor identified as Megafu Chinelo, a University of Port Harcourt trained Dental surgeon was among the passengers on board the train.
Chinelo, had taken to her Twitter handle last night to ask people to pray for her after she sustained a gunshot injury during the attack.
”I’m in the train . I have been shot please pray for me.”
After the incident, a friend of the deceased said, “Dr Chinelo was making an honest living, she was working at St Gerald’s hospital in Kaduna, she wanted more for herself and processed her papers to leave this hell-hole.
“She resigned last month to leave the country this Friday then this happened. Nigeria why???”
Another friend of the deceased said, “Yes, it’s true, though I don’t know when she was meant to leave. May her soul Rest In Peace.”
Her friend via his Twitter handle this morning disclosed that she didn’t make it.
”Just woke up to a sad news My friend just woke up to losing a close friend who was shot at the Abuja Kaduna train incident by terrorists She tweeted yesterday that we should pray for her. Sadly she didn’t make it. She was a Doctor Nigeria why..I’m heartbroken
I was just here yesterday tweeting and asking if there were medical personnels on the train who could offer emergency services And some people were here saying why will I think of such a thing..really?..for basic first aid to be provided for injured May Nigeria not happen to us.