13-year-old girl drowns in Jigawa river

A 13-year-old girl identified as Zaiyana Garba has drowned on Monday around 1:00 PM in a stream while bathing at makerayi village, in Auyo local Government area of Jigawa State.

The deceased died while bathing after coming back from farm as confirmed by the Police spokesman, ASP Lawan Shiisu Adam.

He said the incident happened after the girl went to a stream close to Makerayi village where she intended to take her bath and she got drowned and died on the spot as her corpse was removed and handed over to her parents for burial.

 

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