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WARNING (Graphic photo) :2 die while retrieving phone from pit toilet

Kano state fire service has confirmed the death of two men Haruba Abdullahi and Adamu Dan Jummai at Aku village Gaya local government area.

The agency Public relations officer, Saminu Yusif Abdullahi said a distress call was received at 07:15 am on Sunday that two men Haruba and his brother Adamu were trapped in a pit toilet.

According to him, earlier 30-year-old Haruba fell into the suck away while trying to retrieve his phone, which prompted his 45-year-old brother Adamu to join him.

Bodies of the deceased

The public relations officer maintained that efforts by friends and relatives to evacuate the two men from the pit proved abortive until the team rescued both men who were unconscious and later confirmed dead by health officials.

Saminu Yusif pointed out that the deceased has been handed over to Aku village head Alhaji Adamu Isiyaku for necessary action.

He charged the general public to desist from using their cell phones in the toilet to avoid disasters.

Reporting bu Khadijah Aliyu; editing by Marian Benjamin