Man, 80, Falls, Dies In Kano Well

An 80-year-old man, Malam Rabiu, known as Na Allah Siraka has died in a well at Sabon Sara, Gidan Aminu Ado, in Gwale Local Government Area of Kano State.

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This is contained in a statement issued to newsmen by the Public Relations Officer of Kano State Fire Service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi on Sunday in Kano.

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Abdullahi said the incident occurred on Sunday morning.

“We received an emergency call at about 11:00 a.m from one Hassan Abduallhi, that a man has been trapped inside a well.

“We immediately sent our rescue team to the scene at about 11:07 a.m,’’ he said.

Abdullahi said that the Malam Rabiu lived alone in his house.

The PRO said fire service rescue team brought out Rabiu’s body out of the well dead,” he said.

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The spokesperson said the victim was handed over to Ward Head of Sabon Sara, Alhaji Muhammad Salisu-Iman.

Abdullahi said that the cause of the incident was under investigation.

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