Fire raze down 600 shops in Bida Market


More than 600 shops at the old market in Bida in Niger state have been destroyed by fire on Thursday night. The media agency reports that the fire, which started at 8.30pm destroyed goods and other property in the old market.

Witnesses said firemen from the Bida Fire Service and Federal Polytechnic Fire Service could not access the burnt section of the market as some shops were still in flames. The cause of the fire could not be ascertained as of the time of this report.

Details soon

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