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Nine dead as vehicle plunges into Kano dam

Nine die as vehicle plunges into dam in Kano

Nine people died when a vehicle plunged into a dam in Gwarzo Local Government Area, Kano State.

Kano Fire Department Public Relations Officer Saminu Abdullahi confirmed the incident in a statement on Sunday, November 20, 2022.

“On Saturday, November 19, 2022, the State Fire Department received an emergency call from a certain Ali Faci at approximately 6:45 p.m.,” he said.

“Faci reported an incident at Fada Dam, Gwarzo Local Government Area, Dayi Road, adding that firefighters mobilized from Gwarzo Fire Station and arrived at the scene around 7:10 p.m.

“They discovered that an unregistered Golf Wagon car from Kano, heading towards Katsina, plunged into the Fada dam. Twelve unidentified people were rescued at the scene,”

The victims involved in the accident were two six-month-old girls, four women aged approximately 30, 28, 27 and 25, and six men aged approximately 48, 45, 42, 40, 35 and 28.

With the help of local fishermen, firefighters managed to save three people alive, while nine other victims, who were unconscious, were taken to Gwarzo General Hospital for medical treatment, but doctors confirmed they were dead. .

An eyewitness said one of the victims was still in the roadblock, adding that the search for the missing victim would continue.

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