A fire outbreak at the IDP camp in Jere Local government area of Borno State, has led to the death of 2-children. According to reports, the camp harbors not less than 500 families. The fire incident broke out yesterday afternoon and spread fast due to the dried stalks used in erecting the tents that harbors the different families.
One of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) was said to have been roasting groundnuts when a fierce wind blew embers from the fire she lit to the dried stalks used to build the tents. 2 of the children who were inside one of the tents died before help could reach to them.