Goods Worth Millions Of Naira Lost, Many Shops Destroyed As Fire Razes Central Market, Katsina


A raging fire has destroyed goods worth millions of naira at the Central Market in Katsina.

It was gathered that the fire which started around 6:30am had already burnt most of the shops in the market when traders began arriving the market.

Tribune Online correspondent who is currently at the market reports that several fire-fighting trucks and officials are curently at the market making efforts to put out the fire.

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The state Commissioner of Information, Alhaji AlbdulKareem Sirika, whose ministry supervises the Fire Service Department, said the state government has deployed its fire-fighting trucks to the market.

Sirika, who was also at the market alongside Fire Service department officials, urged people of the state to remain calm as authorities are doing everything possible to minimise damage as a result of the incident.


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