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Gikomba Traders Count Losses After Market Catches Fire

Gikomba
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Gikomba
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Traders woke up to find their properties destroyed by a nighttime fire in Gikomba market. Stalls were razed down and some buildings burnt during the incident.

The fire is said to have started at 3 AM but traders say that fire respondents arrived at the location at 5 AM.

They were able to contain the fire and save some of the stalls, even though smoke can still be seen emanating from the area.

Read: Korogocho Market In Flames Barely Hours Before Gikomba Fire Settles

Earlier in June, another fire razed down the market leaving 15 people dead and more than 60 others injured.

Government officials had called for the recurrent incidents to be investigated.

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Eva Nyambura

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