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Kano: Boy drowns while taking a bath

“The victim went to take a bath when he drowned.”

• June 16, 2021
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A 16-year-old boy, Muhammad Ghali, drowned in open water popularly known as “Promise” on Tuesday night at Janbulo, Gwale Local Government Area of the state.”

The Kano State Fire Service confirmed his death in a statement issued by the spokesperson of the service, Saminu Abdullahi, adding that the victim went to take a bath when he drowned.

“We received a distress call at about 10:20 p.m. on Tuesday from one Inuwa Mu’azu.

“On receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue team to the scene at about 10:30 p.m.,” he said.

Mr Abdullahi said that Ghali was, however, brought out of the water dead.

He added that his corpse had been handed over to the ward head of Janbulo quarters, Umar Shehu.

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