Minor boy drowns in Kano State

A family was thrown into mourning in Kano State on Friday when their seven-year-old boy, identified as Khalid Bello, fell into a well and died at Sharada Je’an Yamma area in Kano.

Spokesman of Kano State Fire Service, Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, told NAN that the incident occurred at about 9:25am.

“We received a distress call in the early hours of today (Friday) from one Kabiru Yahaya, at about 9:25am, that a boy had fallen into a well.

“On receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue team to the scene at about 9:35am.

“The cause of the incident is still under investigation to know what happened.

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“Bello was found dead and his corpse was later handed over to the Ward Head of Je’an Yamma, Alhaji Ya’u Wakili,’’ the spokesman said.

Source: (NAN)

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