See Graphic Photos of 50 Bodies Burnt Beyond Recognition as Fire Guts Morgue in Anambra State
Over 50 corpses stored in Enugwu Ukwu general hospital’s mortuary were Saturday burnt beyond recognition.
According to reports, the fire started at about 3pm and before they could get through to the the fire service department, the three-room-morgue had been raised down.
The state police command’s spokesperson, SP Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the incident.
“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.”
The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.