Fire rips through market in Yei, 40 shops razed to the ground

Jan 15, 08:15 AM

More than 40 stalls have been destroyed in a market fire in Yei. 

The blaze broke out in Sobe market on Sunday morning and quickly spread, causing massive damage. 

Police suspect the cause was a fire that was left unattended in a nearby tea place. Yei River state police commissioner, Major Gen. Lujang Kamba says an investigation has been opened into the incident. 

He spoke to Philip Wani in this interview.