The Kano State Fire Service has confirmed the death of a 14-year-old boy, Musa Sani, who drowned in an open water, popularly known as Rafin Mukugara, at Kumbagawa village in Karaye Local Government Area of the state.
In a statement, the spokesperson for the Service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, said the incident occurred on Friday.
“We received an emergency call from Karaye Fire Station at about 8am from one Abdulbaki Abubakar and we dispatched our rescue team to the scene at about 8:05am,” he said.
He added that the victim was rescued unconscious and was later confirmed dead.
Abdullahi said the teenager’s corpse had been handed over to the village head of Karaye, Suraja Magaji.
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