Property Worth Millions Destroyed As Fire Guts Sokoto Market

Property and goods worth hundreds of millions of naira were gutted by fire at the popular Kara market in the Sokoto metropolis on Tuesday.

market fireThe News Agency of Nigeria gathered that the fire, which started at about midnight was ignited by an electrical spark at a shop opposite the Kofar-Kade gate.

“There was no light at the market since 6pm on Tuesday. It was restored at about midnight.

“That was believed to be the genesis of the unfortunate fire incident,” Alhaji Musa Danhajiya, a victim, told NAN.

No loss of life was however lost in the inferno.


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