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Traders displaced as fire destroys Gikomba stall

By HILARY KIMUYU September 10th, 2017 1 min read

Property of unknown value was destroyed on Sunday morning after fire razed down a section of Gikomba market in Nairobi.

Many traders who operate in the market have as a result been displaced.

However, no casualties have been reported so far.

Police said they are yet to establish the cause of the fire which has since been contained.


Traders said the fire is suspected to have started from one of the stores before spreading to others.

A large crowd gathered at the scene as police officers were deployed to keep would be looters at bay, who wanted to take advantage of the situation.