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10-year-old boy found dead in dry well



A 10 -year – old boy, Umar Sannafi , on Tuesday night died in a well at Kurna Asabe ( Gogurawa ) in the Faggae Local Government Area of Kano State.The spokesman of Kano State Fire Service , Saidu Mohammed , told the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano on Wednesday that the incident occurred at about 08 : 25 p . m .

“ We received a distress call on Tuesday night at about 08 : 25 p . m . from one Mustapha Lawal that a boy had fallen into a well .

” On receiving the information , we quickly sent our team and a vehicle to the scene at about 08 : 40 pm .

“ There is no water in the well and the cause of the incident is still under investigation to unravel what happened .

“ Sannafi was found dead and his corpse was later handed over to the Ward Head of Gogurawa Quarters , Yakubu Isa , ’’ the spokesman said .

( NAN )