34 Quranic school students killed in Kano boat accident


No fewer than 34 students of Madinatu Ahbab Islammiya School, Badau, in Kano State and their teacher traveling from Badua to Bagwai town were killed in a boat mishap, yesterday.

Other passengers in the ill-fated boat included the driver and five other passengers.

An eyewitness, Nasiru Ado Bagwai, said about five persons were rescued and rushed to Bagwai General Hospital.

Recall that a similar accident happened on the same river some years ago in which 18 women traveling for a wedding ceremony died.

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