Seven [7] persons feared dead as filling station goes up in flames

Seven [7] persons feared dead as filling station goes up in flames

Seven people have been reportedly dead in a fire outbreak at Al-masfa Global Enterprise Nigeria Ltd filling station in Marke Town, Kaugama Local Government Area of Jigawa State.

The incident happened on Monday at about 1800hrs according to a source.

The source said the fire started on Monday morning engulfed a building that serves as an administrative block and accommodation for the station personnel.

He said the unfortunate incident started when they were sleeping and seven people lost their lives.

Police spokesman, ASP Lawan Shiisu Adam confirmed the development to Newsmen, saying, after Police received the report a team of policemen rushed to the scene and conveyed the corpses and victims to Hadejia General Hospital.

Shiisu said six persons lost their lives on the spot while another victim died while receiving treatment.

He said those who died are Nasiru Umar Garki, Abdulkadir Nura, Dahawi Garin Babale, Hamza Adamu, Sulaiman Garin Babale, Idris Adamu Jamaga and Salisu Garin Babale.

Shiisu said the cause of the fire is not known and an investigation is still going on.

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