In excess of 70 individuals were harmed in the blast, what broke out in the center of the late evening obliterating numerous properties.
Marikiti is one of the biggest outside business sectors in the city and flames there are successive, prompting hypothesis about conceivable illegal conflagration assaults.
Notwithstanding, the reason for the current fire isn't yet known.
A portion of the casualties were singed while others breathed in toxic exhaust as they attempted to rescue their property.
Clinic authorities said there were four youngsters among the dead.
The Marikiti market, which is isolated into three segments of vegetables, meat and chicken dealers, was shut on May 7, when President Uhuru Kenyatta forced a request on end of development on Old Town, following a spike in instances of COVID-19 nearby.
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