14 internally displaced persons are known to have died while 15 other persons sustained various degree of injuries during a fire outbreak at a camp for displaced persons in Ngala local government area of Borno state.
Reports have it that the fire started at about 2:15pm at Ngala IS camp on Thursday April 16.
Mal Yusuf Gulumbo revealed the incident in a Facebook post, said the fire razed 1250 houses in the area.
His post reads;
Today the 16/04/2020 fire outbreaks at Ngala IS Camp burned 1250 households, unconfirmed. Fourteen confirmed dead, 7 critical injury and 8 minor injuries.
Still on evacuation and assessment is going on.”
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