Kano: 6-year-old boy drowns in well

The Kano State Fire Service has said it has recovered the body of a 6-year-old boy who fell into a deep well at Yansango Kumbotso Local government Area of the state.

The Service Public Relations Officer, Saidu Muhammad, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Wednesday said the boy was recovered dead after the service received a distress call about the incident.

According to him, the body of the deceased has been handed over to the ward head.

“We received a distress call from Yansango and sent our rescue team to the scene of the incident.

“It was discovered that a boy of about 6 years old fell inside a well.

“However, when our officials got to the scene, the victim was pulled out unconscious and confirmed dead.

“His corpse was handed over to the ward head of Yansango, Alhaji. Ashiru Musa,” he said.

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