Fire razes IDPs camp in Borno state, 14 killed, many others injured

14 persons in the internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp in Borno state have been confirmed dead in a fire outbreak which left 15 others injured.

The fire outbreak occurred at about 2.15 pm at the camp for displaced persons in Ngala local government area of Borno state on Thursday April 16, 2020.

Fire razes IDPs camp in Borno state, 14 killed, many others injured

According to Mal Yusuf Gulumbo who shared pictures from the scene, the fire razed 1250 houses. He shared pictures with caption;

“Happening Now:
Today the 16/04/2020 fire outbreaks at Ngala IS Camp burned 1250 households, unconfirmed. Fourteen confirmed dead, 7 critical injury and 8 minor injuries.
Still on evacuation and assessment is going on.” he wrote

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