The Kano State Fire Service on Monday averted a tragedy when it rescued a 75-year-old woman, Zuwaira Kabir, who fell inside a well in Tudun Wuzurchi quarters, Kano Municipal Local Government Area.
The incident was said to have occurred on Monday as she was trying to get water from the well.
Public Relations Officer, Kano State Fire Service, Sa’idu Mohammed, said the service received a distress call and immediately dispatched some of its officials to the scene.
“We received a call through one Malam Musbahu Sani that a woman fell inside a well at about 5.45am on Monday.
“We dispatched our team, who rescued the aged woman alive and handed her over to members of her family,” he said.