It was a difficult morning for traders at the UTC market, Area 10, Garki, Abuja and residents of the area are as
Policemen and other security personnel fired gunshots and tear gas to prevent hoodlums who stormed a warehouse to cartaway with COVID-19 palliatives.
The warehouse is situated in the precinct of the Cyprian Ekwensi building and the UTC market.
According to reports, the UTC market and the big shopping plaza in the area had been shut down and traders were locked inside the UTC market.
Several persons have been injured in an attempt to escape the attack by the hoodlums.
Currently there is a palpable fear in the whole of the area.”
The Federal Capital Territory police spokesperson, ASP Mariam Yusuf, confirmed that the police were deployed at the UTC market and other public infrastructure to prevent suspected hoodlums from looting.