2 dead, 300 injured in Taraba fire incident

At least two persons were reported dead and over 300 injured as fire incide rf ç nt gutted Bandawa community in Garin Lamido local government area of Taraba state.

The Bandawa,fire incident which has rendered over 2000 households homeless was the first of its kind in 48 years.

The affected residents said the last time such incident happened was in 1973 when only 10 houses were recalled to have been burnt.

The fire outbreak occurred at the time the residents of the burnt community were preparing for the new planting season.

The people are lamenting that they have not only lost their valuables but also the seeds and other agricultural inputs needed for the next farming season.

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