By Uzair Adam Imam
A one-story building reportedly collapsed Friday in Kano and killed two siblings aged 15 and 11, while the eldest of them, aged 17, was rescued alive.
A statement sturdy by the Kano State Fire Service spokesman, Saminu Abdullahi, disclosed this on Saturday.
The statement stated that the house was located in the state’s Kofar Mata Hauren Gadagi area.
It reads, “At approximately 10:50 p.m., we received a distress call from one Jamilu Salisu-Zango stating that the 50 feet x 40 feet structure used as a dwelling house had collapsed from the top floor.”
“We dispatched a rescue team to the scene, and the three siblings were extracted from the rubble.”
Abdullahi said that two of them were unconscious and had been rushed to the Murtala Muhammad Special Hospital for medical attention.
He added that doctors, as immediately as they arrived, confirmed the deaths of two of the siblings.
According to him, their corpses were turned over to police at Kofar Wambai Police Station for further investigation.