According to Pulse, ‘Scuffles broke out around their crew and at one point, a crowd of thugs and miscreants charged towards them and sent the journalists scampering for safety with equipment.’

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Miscreants took advantage of the confusion to steal onlookers and passersby of their phones and wallets.

There were no casualties, this is the third fire outbreak in a Nigerian market in two weeks. There have been fire outbreaks in Onitsha and Maiduguri markets in the last fortnight.



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