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Father And Son Drown In Well In Kano State

Father And Son Drown In Well In Kano State

Father And Son Drown In Well In Kano State

Father And Son Drown In Well In Kano State

Malam Bala, age 60, and his son Sunusi Bala, age 35, perished in a well at Sabon Garin Bauchi in the Wudil Local Government Area of Kano State as the hole was being drained of water.

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In a statement on Wednesday, Saminu Abdullahi, the State Fire Service’s public relations officer, acknowledged the occurrence.

The event happened on Tuesday morning, according to the statement.

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Abdullahi said, “We received an emergency call from Wudil Fire station at about 11:30 a.m from one Isma’ila Idris that two men had been trapped inside a well. We immediately sent our rescue team to the scene at about 11:33 a.m.

Father And Son Drown In Well In Kano State

“A father and his son were called to drain a well. They had successfully drained it. But, the son went back into the well to clear it when he was trapped and suffocated.

“His father went after him to rescue him when he also got trapped and suffocated due to the lack of oxygen inside the well.”

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The statement noted that the victims were brought out of the well unconscious and later confirmed dead.

It added that their corpses were handed over to Inspector Felix Gowok of Wudil Model Police Station.

He attributed the cause of the incident to a lack of oxygen.


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