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Thirteen-Year-Old Girl Chased By Dies of Electrocution

A 13-year-old girl, Taiye Ojo, was on Saturday electrocuted to death in her residence in the Makoko area of Yaba, Lagos State.
According to The PUNCH, the tragedy occurred while the teenager was running away from a barking dog in the compound.
It was further learnt that Taiye was on her way to the toilet located within the premises when the dog started barking.
Scared by the dog’s behaviour, she was said to have attempted to run far from the dog’s reach.
The newspaper further reported that in the process of fleeing, the girl accidentally touched the outdoor unit of an air conditioner and she was electrocuted.
She was said to have been rushed to a nearby hospital where she was confirmed dead.
The development was said to have caused apprehension among residents of the house and their neighbours.
The matter was subsequently reported at the Sabo Police Station.
The remains of the girl were said to have been buried according to Islamic rites.


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