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  • Updated: October 08, 2022

Siblings Die As Building Collapses In Kano

Siblings Die As Building Collapses In Kano

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Two siblings aged 15 and 11 have been confirmed dead after a building collapsed on them in Kano on Friday.

The State fire service, through its mouthpiece, Saminu Abdullahi, on Saturday said the eldest, a 17-year-old was however rescued alive.

According to him, the building is located at Kofar Mata Hauren Gadagi area of Kano.

“We received a distress call at about 10:50 p.m. from one Jamilu Salisu-Zango that the 50 feet x 40 feet structure used as dwelling house collapsed from the top floor.

“We sent our rescue team to the scene and the three siblings were brought out of the debris.

"Two of them were unconscious,’’ he stated.

Abdullahi added that the victims were rushed to the Murtala Muhammad Special Hospital for medical attention where doctors confirmed two of the siblings dead.

The corpses were handed over to the police at Kofar Wambai Police Station while an investigation into the accident is underway, he stated.

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A'isha Ahmad
A'isha Ahmad

Kano based Nigerian  Broadcast journalist, writer, reseacher. You can reach out via [email protected]

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