3 Dead, 3 Injured As Fire Guts BUA Cement Premises In Sokoto

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Tragedy struck on Saturday in Sokoto as an industrial fire at BUA cement factory resulted in the death of three persons, while three others were injured.

Our correspondent reports that other equipment and other valuables had also been destroyed by the inferno.

He further gathered that the incident started on Friday morning and the inferno is still raging as at the time of filing this report.

Dandal Kura Radio also reports that combined teams of federal and state fire service officers are still battling the blaze.

A source said three persons died and three others sustained injuries as result of the incident which was said to have overpowered the company’s safety officers.

When contacted, the Fire Prevention Officer of Sokoto State Fire Service, Mr Nuhu Lawal, confirmed the incident, saying that they mobilised teams, as well as moved firefighting equipment to the location.

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