A 14-year-old boy has drowned in a pond in Nassarawa Local Government Area.
In a statement, the spokesman of the Kano State Fire Service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi said the incident occurred on Monday afternoon.
“We received a distress call at about 3.27p.m. from one Muhammad Adamu and we dispatched our rescue team to the scene at about 3:32p.m,’’ he said.
He added that the teenager was conveyed to the Muhammadu Sunusi General Hospital for medical attention where the doctor on duty later confirmed him dead.
Abdullahi added that the corpse has been handed over to ASP Abdul’aziz Sani of the Dakata Police Division.
“The cause of the incident is under investigation,” he said.
In another development, he said the Fire Service received an emergency call at about 2.22p.m from one Lawan Ibrahim that there was a fire in Gaida Fatima bread house, in Kumbotso Local Government Area.
He said that fire fighters were dispatched at about 2.32p.m and they quickly put out the fire.
The cause of the fire, he said, is under investigation.