Land slide kills 20-year old woman in Jigawa




A 20 year-old woman, Fatsuma musa has been killed in a land slide that occurred as a result of heavy down poor in Auno villege, Kafin Hausa local government of Jigawa state.

The Jigawa state police command has confirmed the incident through its Public Relations Officer (PRO) SP Audu Jinjiri.

He said, “About 0600 hrs a mud room fall on a couple, one Musa Awaisu ‘m aged 27 and his wife fatsuma musa ‘f aged 20 all of Auno village in Kafin Hausa local government as a result of heavy downpour”.

He explained that when the police received the report, officers were mobilized in an effort to rescue the victims.

 “They were evacuated unconsciously and rushed to Kafin-Hausa General Hospital for medical attention”.

He stated that the woman was later confirmed dead at the hospital while the husband is presently responding to treatments in the hospital.

The added that the Police has cautioned communities living around the  river to “imbibe the culture of  proper maintenance of their structures, especially at this period to guard against future occurrence”.




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