No fewer than 700 make-shift shops at the popular Station Food Stuff Market in Kaduna, north-central Nigeria, have been burnt down in an early morning inferno.

The fire incident, which was attributed to a power surge, occurred at about 12 midnight when the traders had retired from the day’s business.

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The market is known for selling cheap food items such as rice, Yams, beans, life birds, fruits among other consumables. It also inhabits cold room operators and artisans.

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An eyewitness told Channelstv that two people, who were sleeping inside one of the shops, also lost their lives in the fire while goods worth millions of Naira were completely destroyed.

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