Tragedy: Three siblings die of suffocation in a parked car in Kwara

Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin

Tragedy struck in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, as three siblings, a boy and two girls, died of suffocation inside a car parked in their residential quarters.

Their mother, Shade Silifat, who discovered their foot wares outside the parked car, was said to have raised an alarm after forcing the doors of the car open. The incident occurred at No 8, Boluke Line, Zango-Kulende quarters in Ilorin metropolis.

The three children, it was gathered, were quickly rushed to a nearby medical centre, Olutayo Clinic, for medical attention.

It was further gathered that the Medical Director, Dr, Adeyemo, referred them to the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, where the children were confirmed dead.

The three siblings, it was gathered, had been buried at the Muslim Cemetery in Ilorin according to Islamic rite.


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