Building collapses in Kano, 2 killed


A one-storey building located at Gwammaja Yan Kosai in Dala Local Government Area of Kano State has collapsed, killing 2 persons and injuring 8 others in the early hours of Tuesday.

The deceased are Abdullahi Anas, 4 years, and Abdulmalik Anas, 6 years while the injured are Zainab Muhammad, 60 years, Halifa Anas, 22 years, Muhammad Anas, 5 years, Maimuna Anas, 9 years, Faruk Anas, 10 years, Mujahedin Anas, 4 years, Muftahu Anas, 14 years, and Humaira Anas, 7 years..

The incident occurred a little past midnight when it was raining heavily in the area.

All the victims are members of the same family.

Confirming the incidence, t

The Spokesman for the state fire service confirmed the incident, saying “We received a distress call from Gwammaja ‘Yan Kosai Dala Local Government at 01:30 am through Malam Abdullahi Muhammad.

“Our rescue team with appliances arrived the scene at 01:37 am and discovered it was a one-storey building house that collapsed with ten occupants covered by broken blocks and sand.

“Both the unconscious and those moving were later rushed to Murtala Muhammad Hospital where the two were confirmed dead.”


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