Fire in popular souk ' Bir Chifa ' in Tangier indicative huge havoc to

The city authorities of Tanger started yesterday with the inventory of the losses Wednesday evening by the fire on the souk were produced.

All stalls and shops on the Bir Chifa souk in Tangiers were affected by the fire. And even though there luckily no victims is the material damage is enormous.

Almost 800 stalls and shops were destroyed by the flames and the damage is expected to be millions of dirham, reported a source within the Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima to lefr360.

The fire would be the first elements of the investigation "a fire of accidental origin". The flames were fueled by the "chergui" wind and spread rapidly throughout the souk.

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