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Fire Guts Kara Cattle Market Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Pandemonium erupted on Tuesday after an early morning fire burnt some parts of the popular Kara Cattle Market located along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Although no causalities were recorded, it was learnt that some stalls, goods and vehicles were burnt in the fire.

A total of 40 shops, five storage facilities, 20 residential rooms, and cash were burnt. It was also gathered that about three vehicles were razed.

Also destroyed were provisions, animal feeds, and food items, which were kept in the various shops and storage facilities.

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The cause of the inferno, according to some traders, was as a result of a generator explosion.

Traffic has increased on the expressway as a result of the incident.

Men of the Fire Service were seen at the scene battling to quench the fire.



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