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Update: Benue’s Largest Market Razed By Fire




File Photo; Enugu Fire

200 shops have been gutted down by the fire that broke out in Makurdi Modern Market on Tuesday in Benue state.

Naija News had reported a section of the main market in Markurdi, was consumed by a serious fire.

A trader, James Ekeson who spoke to The Nation said the fire started at about 6:30 pm when the market was closed.

He said nobody can tell the cause of the fire as the market closed 5:30 pm and nobody remained behind.

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Goods worth millions of naira were destroyed.