Fire Service confirms 14-year-old boy drowns in Kano open water

He added that the victim was rescued unconscious and later confirmed dead.
Fire Service confirms 14-year-old boy drowns in Kano open water

The Kano Fire Service on Friday disclosed that a 14-year-old boy, Musa Sani, died after drowning in an open water, popularly known as “Rafin Mukugara”, at Kumbagawa Village in Kano.

In a statement, the Spokesman of the Kano State Fire Service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, said the incident occurred in the morning.

“We received an emergency call from Karaye fire station at about 08:00 a.m. from one Abdulbaki Abubakar and we dispatched our rescue team to the scene at about 8:05 a.m.,’’ he said.

He added that the victim was rescued unconscious and later confirmed dead.

Abdullahi said that his corpse was later handed over to village head of Karaye, Suraja Magaji. (NAN)

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