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Building Collapses In Jigawa Claiming The Lives Of Three Young Children


A building has been reported to have collapsed at Jigawar Tsada village in Dutse Local Government Area of Jigawa State claiming the lives of three young children.

The Building is said to have collapsed on Thursday night after a heavy downpour that lasted for hours on Wednesday night. A community leader said the bulfing collapsed while the children were asleep and all three children died on impact.

Confirming the incident to Daily Post, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam, Police spokesman said the building collapsed at Jigawar Tsada village due to the heavy rain which lasted for hours on Wednesday night.

The three children that died are include 6 years Farida Idi, 3 years Mariya Idi and 1 year, 6 months old baby, Bilkisu Yahaya.

According to him, on receiving the report, detectives moved to the scene, evacuated their bodies and rushed them to General Hospital Dutse. He said all the three girls were confirmed dead by a medical doctor.

Shiisu said their corpses were released to their relatives for burial according to Islamic rite.

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