In Yenagoa, Bayelsa state, a tragic incident occurred on Monday evening, claiming the lives of two children. The children accidentally locked themselves in a car, and unfortunately suffocated to death.
According to reports, the victims were identified as David and Grace, aged two and three, respectively, and also from different families.
It is unknown, how they children gained access into the Golf car, parked next to their homes, but they had gotten into the car to play, and accidentally locked themselves inside.
According to a resident of the area, the car was owned by one of the victim’s father, and was broken down so it had been abandoned in the compound for some time.
“The children lived in the same compound and were playing, while their parents were out. Nobody knew when the kids entered the car.
“They were only found unconscious at 5PM, following a search after one the parents raised alarm about their disappearance.
“They were rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, but the doctors were on strike. They were then taken to Gloryland hospital. But as soon as they arrived, they were confirmed dead,” the resident of the area said.