Nigeria, Dec. 12 -- A bride, Fatima Abubakar, on Thursday fell inside a well and drowned while preparing for her wedding ceremony.

The accident happened in Gajaja community in Danbatta Local Government Area of Kano State.

Fatima, 16, visited her cosmetologist on Thursday morning, the day of her wedding, her father said.

The accident happened at the home of the cosmetologist, who is also the victim's sister.

The father of the deceased, Mr Abubakar, told BBC Hausa Service that the wedding was billed to hold today.

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He didn't provide details of how Fatima fell into the well but described it as an accident.

Mr Abubakar said Fatima loved her husband to be. He ...