Teenager drowns in Kano | Dailytrust

Teenager drowns in Kano

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The Kano State Fire Service has confirmed the death of a 17-year-old boy, Muhammad Muktar-Tijjani, after drowning in an open water at Semegu Sabon Titi area of Kano on Saturday afternoon.

The Public Relations Officer of the Service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, in a statement in Kano, said the boy drowned when he fell into the open water.

“We received a distress call at about 2:25 pm on Saturday from one Muhammad Bello.

“On receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue team to the scene at about 02:37 pm,” he said.

Abdullahi said Muktar-Tijjani was, however, brought out of the water lifeless.

He added that the corpse had been handed over to the Ward Head of Kankarofi, Muhammad Ibrahim. (NAN)