Five people are feared dead in the Kubwa market fire.
Glamtush reports that five persons were feared killed on Friday evening as a section of the popular Kubwa ultra-modern market in Abuja was gutted by fire.
While the identity of the deceased were not immediately known, an emergency services personnel at the scene said at least two others were said to have sustained varying degrees of burns, the Vanguard reports.
While the actual cause of the fire which started minutes before 8 pm could not be immediately ascertained, traders said it was as a result of an explosion from adulterated kerosene.
As of 8:45 pm, firefighters were still struggling to contain the inferno.