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Generator fume kills 7 in Niger

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The Niger State Police Command on Saturday confirmed the death of seven female from generator fumes at Rijau town, in  Rijau Local Government Area of the state.

Mr Adamu Usman, the state Commissioner of Police told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna, that one Alhaji Mohammed Bello, the district Head of Rijau reported the incident at Rijau, Divisional police office.

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Usman said on July 31 at about 08:15 hours one Alhaji Mohammed Bello, reported the discovery of seven bodies inside Afrash Beauty Saloon located along Bawa Rijau road.

” Preliminary investigation revealed that the ladies slept with the generator on inside the shop.

“We have successfully removed the seven corpses to General Hospital Tunga Magaji for autopsy, while the case is under investigation,” Usman said.

The Commissioner of Police advised residents to always adopt proactive measures while using generators to avoid unnecessary loss of lives and property.

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