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Minnesota’s Somali community is mobilizing to send aid to Somaliland after a massive fire broke out at a well-known market. The fire in Somaliland hit on the eve of Ramadan.

A fire recently destroyed an open-air market in Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland. While no deaths were reported, Minnesota community members said the damage has greatly affected residents who were ramping up to celebrate the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.