1 man electrocuted in Kano, the other seriously injured

One person died at Hotoro Tsamiyar Boka, Nassarawa Local Area of Kano, while the person, who with him, seriously injured when they were tampering with electric wires to them restore light to houses in the area.

The two persons were identified as Sadiq Muhammad (17) who injured, and Kabiru Muhammed (25), who electrocuted.

Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, Public Relations Officer of the State Fire Service, said on Friday in Kano that the incident occurred on Thursday.

“We received a distress call at about 12:02 a.m from one Abubakar Lawal.

“On receiving the information, we quickly sent rescue team to the scene at about 12:10a.m,” said.

Abdullahi said the victims were conveyed to the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital, where the on duty  confirmed Kabiru Muhammed dead and his corpse handed over to the Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Rabiu Hamza, of the Hotoro police division.

The PRO said the cause of the incident still under . (NAN)