Octogenarian Killed In A Fire Incident In Jigawa 

An 83-year-old woman, Malama Sa’adatu Isyaku, was killed in a fire incident on Saturday morning, around 4:50am in Kwajala village of Dutse Local Government Area of Jigawa.

Source: Vanguard News

DSP Abdu Jinjiri, the spokesman for the Police Command in Jigawa, confirmed the incident in Dutse.
He said:

“Today the Police received report that a burning fire wood was kept inside the room of one Sa’adatu Isyaku aged 83 of Kwajala village in Dutse LGA.

“She kept the fire wood burning in order to keep the room warm.

“And as result, she was engulfed by the fire, burnt and died on the spot.”

He explained that the body was removed and taken to hospital by the Police where she was confirmed dead by a doctor.

The spokesman added that the remains of the deceased were handed over to her relatives for burial.

Jinjiri warned the public against indiscriminate and careless use of fire, particularly during the harmattan.

Source: Vanguard News

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