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Wednesday, 3 April 2019

TRAGIC; Four Dead in Kogi State After Well Collapsed

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Four persons have lost their lives in Kabba, Kogi State today, when the wall of a well collapsed on them.

They were labourers engaged by a woman to renovate the well.

The names of the victims are Kayode Ayeni, Niyi Jimoh, Olusanmi Sunday and Ayo Sunday.

Confirming the incident, the State Police Spokesman, DSP William Aya said a distressed call was received by the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Kabba who quickly responded by sending a team of policemen to the scene.

He said that the police team dug out the victims and rushed them to the Government General Hospital, Kabba where they were pronounced dead by doctors on duty.

Aya said that the bodies of the victims, whose ages ranged from 30-35 years, were deposited at the morgue of the hospital.

The police spokesman said that the woman who hired the labourers to work on her 25-feet well also collapsed on learning about the incident and was admitted at the same General Hospital.


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