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In Kano, a 50-year old man dies in well as he tries to rescue sheep


By Our reporter

Aug. 25, 2020 – 50-year-old Abdulhamid Muhammad has died in a well at Sha’iskawa village in Danbatta Local Government Area of Kano State on Tuesday as he tries to rescue his sheep from falling into same well.

Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, Public Relations Officer of the state’s Fire Service disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Kano.

Mohammed said the incident occurred on Tuesday morning when the deceased went to rescue his sheep that fell inside a well.

The public relations officer stated that “we received a distress call from Danbatta fire station through one Malama Ummi Muhammad at about 4.37 a.m. “On receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue team to the scene at about 4.42 a.m.

“Muhammad ‘s corpse was removed from the well and taken to Danbatta General Hospital.”

The fire service officer advised the public to stop putting themselves in danger, rather, they should inform service of any emergency and call the following numbers: 08107888878, 08098822631,  07051246833, and 07026026400.

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