Two siblings, aged 14, and, 16 years-old, were reported to have drowned in a river in Oke-Ijetu, Osogbo, in Osun State, on New Year Day. The two were said to be playing football on a pitch by the riverside, when their ball fell into the river. They were both swallowed by the water while trying to fetch the ball.
The kids were said to have arrived Osun State from Lagos on Thursday before their death on Sunday. Their corpses have been deposited at the Asubiaro, state hospital mortuary in Osogbo.
The Osun State Police spokesperson, Mrs Folasade Odoro, confirmed the incident.
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