A popular village market in Kubwa near Bwari Area Council in Abuja is presently on fire.

Onyxnewsng gathered that three persons have lost their lives in the fire, while many have been injured.

This online news gathered that the fire was caused by an explosion from a tanker which led to a fire outbreak at a shop near the main market.

When contacted, The Acting Director, Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency, Mrs. Florence Wenegieme confirmed the incident.

She said that hoodlums had taken over the place and were obstructing the firefighters from doing their work.

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The incident happened not quite long. I can’t tell you the cause but I can tell you that three persons have died but we are yet to take out the corpses because hoodlums have taken over the place. They also did not allow our men to do their jobs. They(our men) have parked somewhere waiting for the police to come,” she said.

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