Four-year-old girl drowns in Kano well
Tragedy struck residents of Kofar Waika by Masallacin Karmawi, Kano, after a four-year-old girl drowned inside a well.
A statement by the spokesperson for Kano State Fire Service, Saminu Abdullahi, said the incident occurred on Monday afternoon.
“We received an emergency call at about 2:05 p.m. from one Alkasim Ibrahim, and we sent our rescue team to the scene at about 02:20 p.m.,” he said.
Mr Abdullahi added that the little girl brought out of the well unconscious was later confirmed dead.
He said the little girl’s corpse had been handed over to the ward head of Kofar Waika, Isma’ila Yusuf.
Mr Abdullahi said the incident was being investigated.
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