A Mystery fire has gutted Enugwu General hospital mortuary in Anambra State.

Reports said thr fire was alleged to have began at about 5.41am at the mortuary section of General Hospital Enuguw- Ukwu in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State.

According to the report, the State Police spokesman, SO Haruna Mohammed confirmed the fire outbreak. He said

He said a Police Patrol team led by DPO Nimo Division CSP Egu Benjamin rushed to the Scene and cordoned off the Area to prevent looters from taking advantage of the situation to loot before contacting fire fighters.

“The fire Service department arrived the scene and put off the fire with the help of local volunteers.

“However, the fire has caused extensive damage on the building as almost all the corpses at the mortuary were burnt beyond recognition.”

Haruna said the cause of the fire was yet unknown, but stated that the case was under investigation to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident.



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