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Seven confirmed dead in petrol station fire outbreak in Jigawa



Seven people have died in a petrol station fire outbreak at a station in Marke Town, Kaugama Local Government Area of Jigawa State.

TopNaija reports that a fire outbreak happened on Monday, April 4 at Al-masfa Global Enterprise Nigeria Ltd petrol station at about 6 pm.

An eyewitness gave a little detail on the event of the incident.

According to the eyewitness, the fire engulfed a building that serves as an administrative block and accommodation for the station personnel.

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

ASP Lawan Shiisu Adam, Spokesperson of the State Police Command, also confirmed the incident.

Lawan stated that the police rushed to the scene and conveyed the corpses and victims to Hadejia General Hospital, just after receiving reports of the incident.

Lawan stated that six persons lost their lives on the spot while the seventh victim died while receiving treatment.

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

Lawan said the cause of the fire is not known and an investigation is ongoing.

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