In the early hours of Thursday, February 4, 2021, the Tipper Garage Market Gwarimpa, Abuja was razed down by fire.
The fire which lasted for more than 2 hours was said to have been caused by an electrical spark in one of the shops.
Reports said that six traders who were trapped in their shops having passed the night there have lost their lives.
Properties worth millions of naira were burnt down while houses nearby were also affected and many traders injured.
The victims were calling on government to come to their aid.