Officials of the Kano State Fire Service have saved three persons from imminent drowning in the state.

According to the spokesman of the fire service, Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, the rescue operation took place on Sunday at BUK road by Dan’agundi in Kano Municipal.

He identified the rescued victims as Mohammed Hamza, 22, Sadiq Sunusi, 17, and Ibrahim Gambo, 21.

He revealed this while speaking with newsmen in Kano on Monday.

“We received a distress call from Kwalli Police Station at about 5:48 p.m. that three persons were found in open water.

“Upon receiving the information, we quickly dispatched firemen and fire engines to the scene at about 5:50 p.m.,’’ Mohammed said.

The spokesman warned residents to avoid bathing in open water, especially during the rainy seasons.

He said the service was currently investigating the cause of the incident.


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