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August 9, 2022
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Dozens injured in fire at market in Somaliland

Cause of blaze at Waheen market in Hargeisa, which destroyed hundreds of businesses, is not yet known

A massive fire tore through the main market in the city of Hargeisa in northern Somalia overnight, injuring about two dozen people and destroying hundreds of businesses, officials have said.

Images posted on social media showed flames and huge billowing clouds of smoke in the night sky over the city, the capital of the breakaway region of Somaliland.

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