JUST-IN: Fire outbreak leaves two dead in IDP camp



A fire incident has occurred in an internally displaced persons camps in Borno, leaving two dead.

It also left over 20 injured and razed over 100 households at the camp, Muna IDP Camp, located in an area traversing Jere, Konduga and Mafa local governments of the state.

A source at the scene who confirmed to YERWA EXPRESS NEWS, said the inferno started around 1: 00 pm today, shortly before Friday prayers.

He also confirmed that there were two deaths and 20 injuries, all of which have been referred to a hospital.

The Borno State Emergency Management Agency and Borno State Fire Service teams are on ground carrying out an assessment of the situation.

The cause has been stated yet.

Muna IDP Camp is not new to fire incidents.

Last year, it had recorded two incidents consecutively in two days, destroying over 500 shelters.

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