Following the heavy downpour on Tuesday,three persons have lost their lives as two buildings collapsed in Kano State.
One died when a building collapsed in Dawanu, Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of Kano.
The father of the deceased, Mallam Buba Anwar, said the sad incident happened about 03:am on Tuesday.
Anwar said he had an inkling that the sad incident could happen and quickly alerted his wife to take the children out of their room.
But while they were able to rescue the baby girl, the baby boy could not be reached and died in the process.
Also, two boys lost their lives at midnight when a building collapsed at Gwammaja Yan kwosai, Dala Local Government Area of Kano State.
The spokesperson of the State Fire Service, Saidu Mohammed, said all the 10 victims were rushed to the Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital, where a four-year-old boy, Abdullahi Anass, and his six-year-old brother, Abdulmalik Anass, were confirmed dead.
Mohammed said “About 12:am, we got a distress call from Yan Kwasai in Dala Local Government Area that a one-storey building collapsed. Our rescue team rushed to the scene, and rescued 10 people, while we were told that eight others were still trapped in the building,”.