Nine people were confirm dead when a station wagon Volkswagen golf with twelve occupants drove headlong into an open dam along Katsina – Kano road after a tyre burst leading to lose of control by the driver Saturday.
Combine efforts of the local fisher men and fire Service according to Kano state fore Service Public Relations Officer, Saminu Yusuf Abdullahi successfully rescued three persons alive, while Nine people were unconscious.
The incident occured at Fada dam Gwarzo LGA Dayi road,
All the victims were conveyed to Gwarzo General Hospital for medical attention where the doctors certified nine of them dead.
The victims were two girls of about 6 month four women of about 30, 28, 27 and 25 years old, as well as 6 men of about 48, 45, 42, 40, 35 and 28 years old.
Twelve people of Katsina state were rescued, all with unknown names.
One person is still under water according to an eye witness as search continues.