Fidelity bank banner Camano banner
Landslide kills 2, injures 3 in Jigawa

By Muhammad Nasir Bashir on 17/04/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 756


 

The Police in Jigawa on Monday said two persons, Mati Bako, 17, and Tanimu Kwalle, 25, had been killed by a landslide.

The Police spokesman in the state, SP Abdu Jinjiri, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse.

Jinjiri said three others, Sani Haruna, 31, Aliyu Yusif, 30, and Nazifi Yusuf were injured, adding that the incident occurred in Babura Local Government Area of the state.

He said the incident occurred in Barima village at about 1:40 p.m. while the victims were digging sand in a burrow pit.

“Today at about 2:20 p.m, the Police in Babura local government area received an information that at about 1:40 p.m, a burrow pit fell on the following people; Mati Alhaji Bako aged 17, Tanimu Kwalle aged 25, Sani Haruna aged 31, Aliyu Yusuf aged 30 and Nazifi Yusuf aged 20, all of Barima village in Babura, while digging sand.

“As a result, Mati Bako and Tanimu Kwalle died on the spot, while the other three sustained various degrees of injury,” he said.

The police spokesman said that victims were taken to hospital by the policemen where the duo were confirmed dead by a medical doctor.

He said that the corpses of the deceased were released to their families for burial, while the injured ones were receiving treatment in the hospital.

“No foul play was suspected in the incident,” he said. (NAN)

Source News Express

Posted 17/04/2018 12:34:28 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Aregbesola, Amosun, Okowa express shock, sadness over Senator...

4 Egba High Chiefs jailed for breach of...

Senior citizens panic as Okorocha orders demolition of...

N20bn daily loss: Dangote assures of timely completion...

CBN invites applications from interested International Money Transfer...

Militants kill 40 IDPs, burn camp

New York honours Chinua Achebe, “the most paraphrased...

Kano thrown into mourning as Aminu Kano’s wife...

Kano pilots to get jobs in world-famous Emirates...

Hollywood star Kerry Washington tweets birthday wishes in...

Ghana introduces free secondary education

Worsening Boko Haram attacks: SACK AMNESTY COMMITTEE NOW,...

 

Latest News 2019: Obi, Osinbajo, 3 others trade tackles in Vice-Presidential Debate Access Bank official, accomplice in EFCC net for defrauding foreigner of £79,000 Nigerian Army redeploys top officers •Full list of affected Generals Outrage as suspected assassins murder retired DCP, wife in Imo 13 miners feared drowned in illegal mine ICPC declares vote buying an act of corruption Buhari alerts on activities of hate speech mongers APC bombs Shittu over ’empty threat’ Buhari has admitted to failure: Fayose Police uncover fake drugs factory, arrest 4 in Lagos NSCDC personnel brutalise journalists DPR clears the air on mandate, reassures stakeholders

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (430,288 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (395,080 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (327,983 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (281,621 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (248,029 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (229,372 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (212,264 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (193,454 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (179,834 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (170,604 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (167,355 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (153,803 views)

 

CBN banner Zenith Zero Balance First Bank chat banking

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (76) Business & Economy (3,883) Business Verdict (54) Columnists (973) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (208) Entertainment (575) Features (679) Global Business Monitor (313) International (2,825) Interview (167) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (147) Maggie's Blog (74) News (41,434) Opinion (1,153) Pidgin (13) Politics (8,178) Religion (916) Sports (1,821) Stock Watch (35) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera