Residents of Gandun Albasa in Kano State were thrown into mourning after a night fire incident killed a 35-year-old mother, alongside her three-year-old baby while they were asleep.
The deceased, who lived at Bala Barodo Street, were confirmed dead by a doctor at the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital.
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The Kano State Fire Service confirmed the incident through its Public Relations Officer, Saminu Yusif Abdullahi.
Abdullahi said the victims were rescued unconscious and handed over to Inspector Shehu Lawan of Kwali Police Station, who rushed them to the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital, where the doctors on duty confirmed them dead.
“We received a distress call at about 2.07am from one Ibrahim Ashiru and immediately sent our rescue team to the scene at about 2.11am”.
“The building, a five-room bungalow of about 75ft by 75ft in dimension, was completely razed by the inferno.”