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Three Almajirai Burnt To Death In Yola

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Three Almajirai Burnt To Death In Yola

The deceased have been buried according to Islamic rites.

Three Islamic pupils have been burnt to death in Yola after their hut was gutted by fire in Adamawa State.

The deceased almajirai, resided within the premises of their school at Sabon Pegi, Yola South Local Government Area of the state.

Afrika Eyes gathered that on Monday that two of the pupils died instantly when the fire occurred on Friday night while the third died on Saturday morning at the Modibbo Adama University Teaching Hospital, Yola.

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y4 1688996496The deadly fire was said to have emanated from a mosquito-repellent coil in the room that the deceased shared.

Malam Abubakar Usman who owns the school where the deceased were attending, confirmed that the pupils died due to the fire from the mosquito repellent.

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He said two of the pupils, Ismaila Muhammadu who was 12 years old and Yusuf Abubakar, who was 13, died instantly while 17-year-old Mustapha Ahmadu died on Saturday morning at the hospital.

y6 1688996528“It was around 11pm (on Friday) when we had already gone to bed and one of the kids came crying. We rushed to see that one of the huts was on fire and we decided to put out the fire; that was when we saw two dead almajirai in the burnt hut,” Abubakar Usman said.

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However, the deceased have been buried according to Islamic rites.

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