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2 killed in Kano building collapse

Residents of Hauren Gadagi, kofar mata Municipal Area Council in Kano State, were thrown into mourning following the demise of two brothers, due to collapsed building.

The unfortunate incident occurred on Friday afternoon, after a three storey residential building collapsed and trapped three siblings, 17 year old Fatima Nura and her brothers Aminu Nura and Sadik Nura.

Confirming the incident, the Public Relations Officer Kano State Fire Service, PFS Saminu Yusif Abdullahi, said the rescue team succeeded in retrieving the three victims from the debris, and conveyed them to Murtala Muhammad specialist hospital.

He further said that, 15 year old Aminu and his 11 year old brother Sadik were confirmed dead while Fatima is currently receiving medical attention after sustaining injuries.

The public relations officer said investigation has commenced, to ascertain the reason behind the accident.

Reporting by Khadijah Aliyu; editing by Julian Osamoto, Annabel Nwachukwu