A 14-year-old lad, Abdullahi Abdulrahman, has lost his life in a pound where he went to take his bath in Kano State.
The State Fire Service confirmed the death of Abdulrahman after he drowned in the pond popularly called “promise” at Kabuga Quarter in Kano.
Public Relations Officer of the Service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, , said this in a statement on Saturday in Kano.
Abdullahi explained that the victim went to take his bath on Friday when he got drowned.
He said, “We received a distress call at about 05:16p.m. from one Muhammad Kabiru and immediately sent our rescue team to the scene at about 05:23p.m.”
Abdullahi disclosed that Abdulrahaman was however, brought out of the pond dead.
According to him, Abdulrahaman corpse has been handed over to ward head of Tudun Yola Quarters, Malam Hamza Sani for burial.