patient geneva; font-size: small;”>Kampala Metropolitan spokesperson Ibin Ssenkumbi says fire brigade rushed to Namaganda Plaza after private security personnel saw fire flames consuming a string of shops.
buy geneva; font-size: small;”>Fire gutted the building at 5:40, according to eyewitnesses.
“Namaganda Plaza is on fire. The smoke is coming out of the building,” an eyewitness swiftly alerted Chimpreports.com news desk.
It’s too early to estimate the loss but a goon who intended to rob from a white man was strangled.
The unidentified white man used his bare hands to kill the goon. Police have transported the body to Mulago Referral hospital.
Police are using fire extinguishers to put down the raging fire. Hundreds of shopkeepers were involved in a stampede as news of the fire spread.
The fire incident comes on the backdrop of the Kampala traders’ four-day sit-down strike.