Girls,four in number, have died by drowning in a river at Kafin-Doki-Yamma village in Gwaram local Government area of Jigawa State, disclosed the Police spokesperson in the state, SP Abdu Jinjiri.
It was made known by Jingiri that the incident occurred on Tuesday morning while the girls were endeavoring to cross the river to a farm.
The deceased were identified as; Bilkisu Haruna ’17 years, Shamsiyya Nuhu, 13 years, Maryam Danlami, 12 years and Marakisiyya Musa, 13 years; all from Kafin Doki Yamma village in Sara ward.
According to the spokesperson three bodies have already been retrieved while the last one is still under search.
He said all the recovered bodies were declared deceased by the doctor and released to parents for interment.