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Teenager drowns in open water in Kano


[FILES] A girl fetching water PHOTO:WIKIPEDIA<br />

The Kano State Fire Service has confirmed the death of a 17-year-old boy, Muhammad Muktar-Tijjani, after drowning in an open water at Semegu Sabon titi area of Kano on Saturday afternoon.

The Public Relations Officer of Service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, in a statement in Kano, said that the boy drowned when he fell into the open water.


“We received a distress call at about 02:25 p.m. on Saturday from one Muhammad Bello.

“On receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue team to the scene at about 02:37p.m,” he said.

Abdullahi said that Muktar-Tijjani was, however, brought out of the water dead.
He added that his corpse had been handed over to the Ward Head of Kankarofi, Muhammad Ibrahim.


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