Large fire destroys parts of Aden

Large fire destroys parts of Aden

A major fire broke out in a popular market near the Maasheeq Palace, which is the official residence of the Hadi puppet government, in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden, southern Yemen, local sources reported on Tuesday.

The fire that erupted on Monday night destroyed many shops in a popular market in the Crater district, causing heavy damage to civilian properties and a state of terror among dozens of families living in apartments in the middle of the market, the sources explained.

The sources added that the fire lasted for many hours, as a result of the failure of the firefighting teams to control and extinguish it.

The sources suggested that the fire was started deliberately, in light of the escalating chaos in the city of Aden after the arrival of the Hadi puppet government last month.

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