Fire Guts Kara Market Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

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Emerging reports are indicating that parts of Kara market along Lagos-Ibadan expressway were on Tuesday, December 31, gutted by fire.

Although the inferno has destroyed a lot of vehicles and shops in the popular cattle market, no official statement has been made on what caused the disaster or the extent of damage done so far, The Nation reports.

Eyewitnesses and journalists report that the incident caused serious gridlock along the major expressway.

Kara market along Lagos-Ibadan expressway on fire
The fire damaged a lot of cars and shops in the well-known cattle market

Footage of the fire incident was shared on Twitter. In the 29-second video clip, motorists and passersby are seen scampering for safety as the fire ravages the plaza.

While there were no details regarding the cause of the fire outbreak, another Twitter user, Lawrenzodgenius, said fire service operatives are already on the ground working to put out the fire.


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