Tragedy struck the family of Mr Husseini Mohmud, an engineer with the Niger State ministry of works and Infrastructural development as two of his sons, Musa and Abdullahi died while trying to refill a generator.
It was gathered that the incident occurred during a downpour at night and the deceased did not die immediately but later at the IBB Specialist Hospital, Minna where they were rushed to after sustaining serious burns.
It was gathered that Musa was an SS 2 student of a private school in Minna while Abdullahi was a JSS 2 student of the same private school.
The Niger State Commissioner for Information, Communication and Integration, Professor Mohammed Kuta Yahaya an uncle to the deceased described the loss as sad and unfortunate.
The brothers Musa, 19, and Abdullahi, 15, were killed when the generator set they were refuelling caught fire in the back yard of their house located at Bosso, a sub of Minna, the Niger State capital.