A 22-year-old, Yusuf Abdullahi, has drowned while bathing in a pond at Danhassan, in Kura Local Government Area of Kano State.
The Public Relations Officer, Kano State Fire Service, Malam Saidu Mohammed, made this known in a statement made available to newsmen in Kano on Sunday.
Mohammed said the incident happened in the afternoon.
According to him, the service received a distress call that the deceased’s body was found floating in a pond.
“We received a distress call on Sunday afternoon from one Malam Sadi Ibrahim, at about 03:31 p.m. that Abdullahi’s body was found floating in a pond.
“On receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue team to the scene at about 03:42 p.m.
“He was brought out and handed over to the village head of Garin Kaya, Alhaji Aminu,” he said
He also stated that investigations into the cause of the death have begun.