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Abuja Market Fire Under Control – FCT Police




The Federal Capital Territory Police Command said the Karu market fire had been put out.

A fire broke out in the market around 8pm on Thursday.

The command’s spokesperson Josephine Adeh, in a statement, noted that policemen from three divisional headquarters had been deployed in the scene.

She added that the policemen would be working with firefighters to put out the fire and prevent looters from having a field day.

The statement was entitled, “Karu market fire incident: situation under control”.

The statement read, “In response to the fire outbreak at popular Karu market in Abuja, at about 8pm, the Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Benneth C. Igweh, swiftly mobilised police patrol teams from Karu, Nyanya, and Jikwoyi police divisions alongside operatives of the Federal Fire Service to the scene to extinguish the fire, forestall any intended attempt to loot the shops therein and to protect other valuables from being engulfed. Further development will be communicated in due course.”

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