Two die trying to retrieve cellphone from pit toilet in Kano

Written by on May 2, 2022

A 30-year-old man, Haruna Abdullahi, and 45-year-old Adamu Danjummai died in a pit toilet at Aku Village in Gaya Local Government Area of Kano State while making efforts to recover a cell phone from a pit toilet.

This was disclosed in a statement by the Public Relations Officer of Kano State Fire Service, Saminu Abdullahi, on in Kano.

Mr Abdullahi said the incident occurred on Sunday morning.

He said the victims were, however, brought out of the pit latrine unconscious and later confirmed dead while their corpses were handed over to the village head of Aku, Adamu Isyaku.

The Public Relations Officer said Mr Abdullahi entered inside the toilet with intention to pick his cellphone when he fell inside and got trapped. His brother went inside to rescue him and he too got trapped.

He said the cause of the incident was the use of cellphone in a toilet. (NAN)

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