File: a collapsed building in Kano

By Ramatu Garba/Kano

Two persons were rescued Tuesday by Kano State Fire Service after a building collapsed in Rimin Gata Quarters, Ungogo Local Government Area.

The state Fire Service Spokesman, Saidu Mohammed, confirmed the incident in a statement in Kano on Tuesday.

“We received a distress call from Abdulaziz Muhammed who lives in the neighbourhood, at about 02:22 a.m. that a building had collapsed.

“On receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue team and a vehicle to the scene at about 02:34a. m.,’’ he said.

A minor and a 30-year-old man, Bara’atu Yusuf, were rescued from the building.

Mohammed said the victims sustained injuries.

They were rushed to Murtala Muhammed Specialist Hospital.