2 teenage boys drown while swimming in Kano


2 teenage boys drown while swimming in Kano

Kano State Fire Service has confirmed the drowning of an eight-year-old boy, Usman Nasiru, and Nafi’u Ahmad,10-year-old, at Bachirawa Yan Rake in Ungogo Local Government Area (LGA), of the state.

Spokesman of the Service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, gave the confirmation in a statement issued in Kano on Saturday.

He stated that “On Saturday morning, we received a distress call from one Sani Manager and immediately sent our rescue team to the scene.’’

Abdullahi added that the lifeless bodies of the two boys were brought out of the water and handed over to ASP Jibrin Dan-Sani of Rijiyar Lemo Police Division Kano.

“The cause of the sad incident is under investigation,’’ he stated.

The spokesman further advised parents to be vigilant of their children’s movements, especially when they go swimming in ponds and in other dangerous places.

Abdullahi also called on the public to call the Fire Service promptly in an emergency to save lives and properties.

2 teenage boys drown while swimming in Kano


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