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BENTIU - 13 Mar 2018

Main market in Bentiu PoC set ablaze Tuesday morning

A huge fire engulfed the main market inside the UN Protection of Civilian Site in Bentiu, Unity State destroying more than 300 shops with property of unknown value today morning. No deaths have been reported.

Speaking to Radio Tamazuj on Tuesday, the head of the disabled persons in the camp, Yah Mut Gai said they woke up to the smoke of the fire in the market.

Mut said the market which is located in Block 10 sector 2, was set on fire at 6 AM by unknown persons.

However, the cause of the fire and the level of destruction is  yet to be determined.