A 4-year-old girl drowns in a well in Kano

A 4-year-old girl drowned in a well in the Kofar Waika hamlet in Masallacin Karmawi, Kano, in a heartbreaking occurrence.

Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, the Kano State Fire Service’s Public Relations Officer, verified the event on Tuesday, May 31, saying it happened on Monday afternoon, May 30.

According to Abdullahi, the small girl was taken out of the well unconscious and later pronounced dead.

He said; 

“We received an emergency call at about 02:05 p.m. from one Alkasim Ibrahim and we sent our rescue team to the scene at about 02:20p.m.” 

Abdullahi said the little girl’s corpse has been handed over to the ward head of Kofar Waika, Isma’ila Yusuf. The incident is also being investigated. 

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