13-year-old boy dies in a well in Kano


A 13-year-old boy, Abubakar Isa, on Friday died in a well at  Madawa in Minjibir Local Government Area in Kano.

Spokesman of Kano State Fire Service, Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, told News Agency Of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano that the incident occurred at about 7:45 a.m.

“We received a distress call in the early hours of Friday from one Idi Lele, at about 7:45 am, that a boy had fallen into a well.

“On receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue team to the scene at about 8:50 am.

“The cause of the incident is still under investigation to know what happened.

“Bello was found dead and his corpse was later handed over to the police,’’ the spokesman said.

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