Welder kills 14-year-old girl in Agege
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Welder kills 14-year-old girl in Agege

Lagos : Nigeria | Apr 04, 2012 at 9:23 AM PDT
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Welder kills 14-year-old girl in Agege

By EMMANUEL UDOM

Tragedy struck in Pen Cinema area of Agege in Lagos, Wednesday morning when an electrical welding machine operated by a popular welder in the area electrocuted a 14-year-old girl.

Our reporter learnt that at about 11am this morning, the girl, accompanied by her parent had branch a restaurant close to the opening space the welder, popularly known as Muri was carrying out his trade.

After eating, the mother of the girl was about to collect her change, while the girl in an attempt to move some steps away unknowingly a live wire connected to the machine and was immediately electrocuted.

Passers by attempted to revive her by pouring water on her, even as the mother was uncontrollably. Our reporter learnt that she was eventually rushed t a nearby hospital, where she died.

However, sources in the area told our reporter that the welder was allegedly aided by some of his friends to escape, even as the incident was not reported to the police at Railway police station.

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