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Monday, 9 September 2019

In Ekiti: Two men fall, die inside well


Tragedy struck in Anaye village in Emure Local Government Area of Ekiti State yesterday when two young labourers fell into a well and died.

The victims, identified as Foluso Ajayi, a.k.a. Vosco and a young man popularly called Alhaji, were labourers hired by a yet-to-be identified man who has a farm in Anaye village. It was learnt that one of the two men had attempted to retrieve his cell phone, which fell into the well while he was fetching some water to cook.

An eyewitness who didn’t want his name mentioned explained that the first victim fell into the well and couldn’t come out and his partner made an attempt to save his life when he also fell into the well and died.

The eyewitness added that five Hausa youths were hired remove the bodies of the two men. “The Hausa men had to tie ropes on their necks before drawing the bodies out of the deep well.”

Meanwhile, policemen attached to Emure divisional police station, have retrieve the bodies and commenced investigations into the incident.(TheGuardian)

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