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Teenage boy drowns in Kano water


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.State Public Relations Officer of the fire service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, disclosed 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.

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“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.