3 IDPs die as fire guts camp

Maiduguri, March 16, 2017(TNE): Three Internally Displaced Persons died, while six others sustained injuries on Thursday in a fire that gutted their camp which provides shelter for 6,213 IDPs at the College of Business Studies in Konduga, Borno State.

The North East Information Officer of National Emergency Management Agency, Malam Abdulkadir Ibrahim said in a statement that the fire started in the morning from the cooking area.

He added that the Emergency Response Team had taken the victims to the hospital. (TNE)

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