JUST IN: Two die trying to retrieve cellphone from pit toilet (photos)

Two die trying to retrieve cellphone from pit toilet

in Kano

Haruna Abdullahi, 30, and Adamu Danjummai, 45, perished in a pit toilet at Aku Village in ’s Gaya Local Area while attempting to rescue a cell phone from a pit toilet, Ejes Gist Newspaper Reports.

This was revealed in a statement by Saminu Abdullahi, the Public Relations Officer of the Fire Service, in Kano.

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The event happened on Sunday morning, according to Mr Abdullahi.

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“At about 07:15 a.m., we received an emergency contact from Gaya fire station from one Ali Ahmed, reporting that two guys were trapped inside a pit latrine.”

“The men were attempting to retrieve a that had been lodged within the pit toilet.”

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“At about 07:25 a.m., we sent our rescue squad to the spot,” he said.

The victims, he added, were hauled out of the pit latrine unconscious and later proven dead, with their bodies being turned over to Adamu Isyaku, the village chief of Aku.

Two die trying to retrieve cellphone from pit toilet

Mr Abdullahi went into the toilet to get his smartphone when he fell inside and became trapped, according to the Public Relations Officer. His brother went inside to save him, but he became stuck as well.

The usage of a in a toilet, he claimed, was the cause of the incident.

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