It was gathered that the incident happened in Gargari village of the local government area at about 5am shortly before the Muslims dawn prayers.
The two men are Garba Adamu (60) and Ali Abdullahi (50). The hen belonged to Adamu but his neighbour Abdullahi jumped into the well when Adamu was trapped in it.
Our correspondent reports that efforts by neighbours to rescue the two men inside the well yielded no result. When officials of the Kano Fire Service arrived, they maneuvered and removed the men from the deep well only to discover that they have ceased breathing. The chicken too was found dead. Read more
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