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Another Mysterious Fire Guts Wood/Foam Section Of The Head Bridge Onitsha: Properties Worth Thousands Of Naira Destroyed

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Another mysterious fire on Monday gutted Onitsha Bridge Head market in Anambra State.

Eye witnesses said Goods worth millions of naira were destroyed at the yam, carpentry and foam sections of the market.

The fire which they claimed lasted for about an hour and affected over 40 shops has no known cause as to how the fire was started.

The President-General of Bridge Head Markets Traders Union, Sunday Obinze, while conducting newsmen round the scene, blamed suspected electrical fault.

Some victims, Jude Nwufo, said he lost all the wooden doors and chairs in his shop while Daniel Achu who lost sawing machines, appealed to the government for financial assistance. “The government should come to our aid. We lost everything to the fire.

“The times are hard. This is not the best time to experience this kind of thing. We need assistance. Our governor, Chief Willie Obiano, should come to our assistance,” he pleaded.

 

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