Fire guts mortuary in Zamfara FMC

Fire guts mortuary in Zamfara FMC

- The mortuary facility at FMC in Gusau, Zamfara has been gutted by fire

- According to Dr Bello Muhammad Kotorkoshi, the cause of the fire was unknown

- However, he said the mortuary was empty when the fire started

The mortuary facility at the Federal Medical Centre in Gusau, Zamfara state capital, has been gutted by fire.

According to the chief medical director of the hospital, Dr Bello Muhammad Kotorkoshi, the cause of the fire was unknown, Daily Trust reports.

He said a committee had been constituted to unravel the mystery behind the fire incident.

However, he said the mortuary was empty when the fire started.

He said the fire had destroyed the facilities inside and that they had decided to be taking bodies to mortuaries in other medical facilities in the state.

Going further, he disclosed that they had notified the federal ministry of health and the state government about the fire incident.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that a gas explosion claimed the lives of many people at Sabon Tasha in Kaduna metropolis on Saturday, December 4.

The incident occurred at shop located opposite Total filling station at Sabon Tasha.

According to The Cable, the sound of the explosion caused fear among many residents who initially thought it was a bomb attack by Boko Haram.

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The news outlet reports that Philip Kambai, who escaped the blast said he was at a barbing saloon close to the gas shop for a hair cut alongside three other people when the incident happened.

“I just finished cutting my and was walking out then I heard boom! I fell down but I managed to get up. Then I saw fire. Immediately, I went behind and climbed a fence and in the process, I sustained injuries. One person also climbed the fence, but I doubt if the barber and two others came out,” Kambai said.

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