Photo Story of the Week: Owino Market Fire Aftermath
Over 20,000 traders operated in the market. Their merchandise ranged from clothes, shoes, bags among other items. The latest fire comes barely 8 months after the market was gutted down by another inferno. Most of the traders dealing in second hand clothes and shoes among other merchandise had their goods burnt beyond recognition and most of the inner shops collapsed as a result of uncontainable fire that stretched as far as St Balikuddembe Shrine connecting to Kisenyi, a city suburb. (According to the Daily Monitor)
On a Wednesday morning I woke up to the sad news that “Owino market had been burnt again” and property worth millions had been lost. Well, I happened to go and witness the “Aftermath” and the photographs below is what I came up with to share with world.