Reports indicate that, over speeding was the major cause of the head on collision between a Sharon and hummer bus which affected 22 people.
Narrating the incident, public relations officer of the Kano state fire service, Saminu Abdullahi pointed out that, combined efforts of fire fighters and police officers led to the rescue of passengers as the Sharon bus was engulfed by fire.
He said five people were confirmed dead by health officials while 17 are currently recieving medical attention at Gaya specialist hospital.
Saminu identified those who lost their lives to include, Bello Muhammad,Musa Abdulqadir and Abdulaziz Bello.
Others are Halifa Muhammad and Musa Muntari.
In a similar development a three year old boy , Aliyu Lawan lost his life after drowning in a well at Dan mako town in Dambatta local government area.
A rescue team from Dambatta fire station evacuated the body and handed him over to his father Malam Lawan.
The public relations officer of the Kano state fire service Saminu Yusif Abdullahi urged the general public to be more vigilant and construct wells with strong covers and adequate barricade to avoid disasters.