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Girl, 16, dies after falling into well in Kano


The Kano State Fire Service has confirmed the death of 16-year-old Aisha Muhammad, who allegedly fell into a well at Ja’en, behind Masallacin Juma’a in Kano on Saturday night.

Saminu Abdullahi, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of, Kano State Fire Service, in a statement on Sunday, said that the service received distressed call about the incident on Saturday night.

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“We received a distress call from one Aisha Ibrahim about 08:45 p.m.

“On receiving the information, we quickly sent a rescue team to the scene at 08:55 p.m. and extracted Muhammad’s body from the well and conveyed it to Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital.

“The corpse was handed over to her father, Aliyu Muhammad,” the PRO said.

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Abdullahi said that the cause of the incident was still yet unknown but the case was being investigated by the police.