5-year-old boy drowns in Kano well

The Kano State Fire Service has confirmed the death of Yusha’u Usman who died inside a well at Zangon Dinya in Bagwai Local Government Area of Kano State.

Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, the Public Relations Officer of the Service, in a statement issued to newsmen on Friday in Kano said the 5-year-old died on Thursday night.

“We received a distress call at about 08:30 p.m from one Muhammad Usman about the unfortunate incident.

“We immediately dispatched our rescue team to the scene but Usman was brought out of the well dead by the time they got to the scene of the incident,” he said, NEWSCASTARS.COM learnt from NAN reports.

He, however, noted that the incident is being investigated while the corpse of the deceased has been handed over to ward head of Zangon Dinya Bagwai, Malam Yahaya Sule.

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