Firemen rescue 12 from collapsed building in Kano

By Bosede Olufunmi

Kan: Firemen have rescued 12 persons trapped in a building under construction which collapsed on Friday at Kurna Rijiyar Lemon in Dala Local Government Area in Kano.

Kano State Fire Service Spokesman, Malam Saidu Mohammed, said in a statement that the building collapsed at about 13:37p.m.

Mohammed said that the victims sustained serious injuries and were rushed to Waziri Gidado Hospital, Kano.

“The cause of the incident is still under investigation,” the statement stated.In another development, a 50-year-old man, whose identify was not immediately available, had drowned while bathing in a pond at Airport road in Kano.

“We received a distress call this afternoon that a body was found floating in a pond.“On receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue team to the scene.

“His corpse was handed over to ward head of Gwagwarwa Kwangila, Alhaji Umar Usman,” it stated. (NAN)


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