Fire Service Confirms The Death Of 5 People Trapped Under Heap Of Sand In Yanlami Village Of Bichi LGA

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The Kano State Fire Service has confirmed the death of five people trapped under a heap of sand at Yanlami Village in the Bichi Local Government Area.

A statement issued to newsmen by the Public Relations Officer of the fire service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, on Sunday in Kano said the tragic incident occurred on Saturday morning.

He gave the names of the victims as Alasan Abdulhamid, Jafaru Abdulwahabu, Jibrin Musa, Masaudu Nasiru, and Muhammad Sulaiman.

Abdullahi said in the statement, that the victims were trapped while working in a puddle trench to get sand with the intention to help their friend who was about to marry build a house, then the  part of the sand collapsed and covered them and they died subsequently.

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