The Kano State Fire Service has confirmed the death of a five-year-old boy, Yusha’u Usman, who accidentally fell inside a well at Zangon Dinya in Bagwai Local Government Area of Kano state.
The Service Public Relations Officer, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Kano.
Abdullahi explained that the incident happened on Thursday night.
“We received a distress call from Bichi division at about 08:30 p.m. from one Muhammad Usman and we sent our rescue team to the scene at 08.45 pm,” he said.
Abdullahi said that Usman was, however, brought out of the well dead.
He said that the incident is being investigated.
Abdullahi added that the corpse of the drowned boy has been handed over to the ward head of Zangon Dinya Bagwai, Malam Yahaya Sule.