Fire razes hut, consumes mother, two daughters

cadd fire ablaze
cadd fire ablaze

A 30-year-old mother, Khadija Ibrahim, and her two daughters have died in a fire incident at Tsangarwa village,  Gwaram Local Government Area of Jigawa State.

According to a statement issued by the spokesman for the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, in the state, Adamu Shehu, the incident happened on Friday at about 11pm when fire razed a hut while the victims were asleep.

The statement said, “The fire incident engulfed a hut, where the 30-year-old mother was sleeping alongside with her two daughters, four-year-old Aisha  and two-year-old Rabi.

The statement further explained that the mother and her daughters were completely consumed by the inferno, as none of the victims was rescued alive.

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“The cause of the fire was unknown, but neighbours said it might not be unconnected to a charcoal fire that was meant to keep them warm,’’ the statement said.

Meanwhile, according to the statement, the remains of the victims were conveyed to a nearby hospital, where medical doctors, who were on emergency duty, confirmed them dead, all of whom have since been buried according to Islamic rites.

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