9-year-old girl drowns in Kano after falling into well while fetching water
A 9-year-old girl have died after falling into a well while fetching water in Kwagar Kanawa, Gezawa Local Government Area of Kano State.
Spokesperson of the Kano State Fire Service, Malam Saidu Muhammad, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Friday, November 20, said a distress call was received from Kwagar Kanawa at 8am through Gezawa police division.
“Officers of the service arrived te scene and discovered that it was a girl of about nine (9) years old that fell inside a well while fetching water. She was rescued unconscious and later confirmed dead. Her corpse was handed to Village head by name Alhaji Abubakar Usman of kwagar kanawa village.” he said.