Postmortem for the bodies of 16 people who died in the Gikomba fire on Thursday will take place today as investigations on its cause continue.

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70 people were injured during the fire incident. 

The Government has set up a multi-agency team to investigate the cause of the fire with city leaders calling the DCI to probe the perennial fires in the market. 

“Multi-Agency Stakeholders led by National Disaster (NDMU), Collaborating with National and County Governments of Nairobi, Government Pathologist, Government Chemist, National Police Service (DCI), Kenya Red Cross, Amani Counselling among others are appealing to family members of those who perished during Gikomba fire incident to avail themselves at Chiromo Mortuary, tomorrow Monday 2nd July 2018, from 08:00 hours for identification and post-mortem,” read a statement. 

It also added that the deceased (bodies) were transferred from KNH and Mama Lucy Hospital to Chiromo Mortuary as a central point convenient to families.