Five people were on Friday, said to have been buried alive in Kano, tossing the State into grieving Friday.
Newsmen gathered that they were uncovering white sand utilized for make-up powder when the area caved in and buried them alive.
Malam Sai’idu Mohammed, a staff of Kano State Fire Service recognized the casualties as Sa’ida Lawwali, 32, Dije Shu’aibu, 8; Hadiza Shu’aibu, 12; Nana Idris, 12; and Wasila Nuhu, 13.
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He affirmed that a four-year-old boy, Ibrahim Shuaibu was protected nearby six other little children from the site.
According to him most of the survivors suffered different wounds, including that they were taken to anonymous government healing center for restorative attention.
He said that the appalling occurrence happened on Thursday at almost 2.45 pm at Ramin Farar Kasa within the town when they were unearthing white sand utilized for make-up powder.
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