Fire Guts Maiduguri’s Main Market

Witnesses said the fire started at about 1:00 a.m. local time.

A mysterious fire that started at midnight in the Borno state capital, Northeast Nigeria, has continued to blaze till dawn. 

The fire has caused thousands of residents, mostly traders and their families to rush out of their houses towards the market. 

In tears, traders who could not access the dark smoke coming from the market, watched helplessly. 

Witnesses said the fire started at about 1:00 a.m. local time. 

The burnt market is the main source of income to millions of people in the state. 

Details to come later

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Abdulkareem Haruna

Abdulkareem Haruna is a Nigerian journalist who has provided extensive coverage of the Lake Chad conflict in north-eastern Nigeria for over a decade. A graduate of English Language with a Diploma in Mass Communications. He previously worked as an assistant editor with Premium Times and Leadership Newspaper. Haruna has a strong knowledge of the Northeast and follows the trends in the region closely.

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