A three-year-old boy has died after he fell into a well in Gaida, Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano state on Wednesday, May 19.
Confirming the incident to newsmen, the Public Relations Officer of the Kano Fire Service, Saminu Abdullahi, said the service received a distress call and acted promptly. However, on getting to the scene of the incident, the victim had died and his body was recovered from the well.
“We received a distress call on Wednesday from one Auwalu Muhammad at about 4 p.m.
On receiving the information, we quickly sent a rescue team to the scene at about 4. 42p.m and the corpse was brought out of the well.
The corpse was handed over to the father, Musa Isa, for burial” he said.
He said the service was investigating the cause of the incident.