May 28, 2023

There was an early Friday morning inferno at Badume Market in Bichi Local Government Area of Kano state resulting to the killing of three persons which the Kano State Fire Service confirmed .

On Saturday ,the Public Relations Officer of the service, Saminu Abdullahi, confirmed the incident in a statement .He said no fewer than 100 shops were also destroyed by the inferno in the market. “We received an emergency call from Bichi fire station at about 03:30 a.m. from one Ibrahim Tsalha that there was a fire outbreak at the market and immediately sent our rescue team to the scene at about 03:35 a.m. to stop the fire from spreading to other shops.”

“Our men evacuated three unconscious bodies which were later confirmed dead and the corpses handed over to Inspector Mukaila Inusa of the Bichi police division.“The three victims included one female of about 35 years old, a male of about 30 years old, and a male teenager of about 18 years old. Their names are yet to be confirmed.”An investigation will be carried out concerning the attack.

Abdullahi advised the general public to switch off all electrical appliances when not in use and handle fire with care to forestall such incidents.

Marvelous Ogidi

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