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Kano: 28-year-old man drowns while swimming



A 28-year-old man, Rabiu Dorayi, on Monday reportedly drowned while swimming at Gwazaye village, Gwale Local Government Area in Kano.

The incident was confirmed in a statement issued by the State Public Relations Officer, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi.

“We received a distress call at Dorayi Babba from Police Divisional Crime Officer, Saifullahi Bello, at about 12:27 p.m.

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“On receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue team at about 12:35 p.m to the scene.’’

Abdullahi said that Dorayi’s was brought out of the water dead and his corpse was handed over to Divisional Crime Officer, Saifullahi Bello.

Abdullahi said the victim went swimming when he drowned in the water.

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