About 10 corpses have been burnt in a Tuesday morning fire that razed the morgue of Anatomy Department of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State.

Folasade Odoro, the spokesman for Osun State Police Command, confirmed the incident.

Witnesses on the campus said that the cause of the fire has yet to be ascertained while adding that no lives were lost in the incident.

The corpses that got burnt were said to be kept in the cabin inside the morgue.

Odoro stated that 10 dead bodies got burnt, adding that investigations were ongoing to ascertain the cause of the incident.

When contacted, the Public Relations Officer of the university, Abiodun Olanrewaju, said a press statement would be issued on the development later.

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