Aftermath of Kenya market blaze
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Kenya's Nairobi market blaze: Assessing the damage at Gikomba

Rescue workers and traders in Kenya are assessing the wreckage of the fire that killed at least 15 people at Gikomba market in the capital, Nairobi.

More than 70 people were also injured in the blaze, which broke out in the middle of the night, destroying many properties.

Gikomba is one of the largest open-air markets in the city, selling second-hand clothes, shoes and vegetables - and also has timber yards, where the fire is believed to have started.

  • 28 Jun 2018
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