Tragic : 3 dead, 8 Rescued As 2 Building Collapses In Kano

3 persons lost their lives as two buildings collapsed in Kano State. One of them died when a building collapsed in Dawanu, Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of Kano, due to downpour. The father of the deceased, Mallam Buba Anwar, said the sad incident happened about 03:am on Tuesday. According to Anwar, he had an inkling that the sad incident could happen and quickly alerted his wife to take the children out of their room. However, while they were able to rescue the baby girl, the baby boy could not be reached and died in the process.

Similarly, two boys lost their lives at midnight when a building collapsed at Gwammaja Yan kwosai, Dala Local Government Area of Kano State.

The Kano State Fire Service has rescued ten persons trapped in a collapsed building at Gwammaja ‘Yan Kosai in Dala Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

Malam Saidu Muhammed, Spokesman for the Service, confirmed this in a statement on Tuesday in Kano.

“We received a distress call at about 1:30 a.m on Tuesday from one Malam Abdullahi Muhammad.

“On receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue team to the scene at about 1:37 a.m.

“We discovered that the house, a one-storeyed building, collapsed on 10 dwellers and that they were covered by broken blocks and sand, ”Muhammad said.

He said that eight out of the 10 people in the building were rescued alive and taken to the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital, Kano for medical care, while the rest two were found dead and their remains evacuated to the hospital where they were confirmed dead. The 2 victims are a four-year-old boy, Abdullahi Anass, and his six-year-old brother, Abdulmalik Anass, were confirmed dead. Meanwhile, the remains of the victim have been handed over to the Ward Head of Sango Buhari, Alhaji Yahaya.

He advised residents in the state to be conscious of their environment and to avoid living in dilapidated buildings, NAN reports.

2 dead, 8 rescued as building collapses in Kano



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