Two students killed, 24 hurt as wall falls upon classrooms at Lalitpur school
LALITPUR/KATHMANDU: Two students were killed and 24 others sustained injuries after a compound wall collapsed and hit prefab classrooms of Pushpanjali Secondary School in Taukhel of Lalitpur, on Friday.
After an incessant rainfall, the wall of adjoining real estate had fallen upon the prefab structure of the private school when classes were running at around 11 am. The bricks and debris hit the classrooms of Grade III and VIII that were closer to the wall, causing the casualties.
The deceased are Kripa Rai (9) and Anjana Pun Magar (10), according to B&B Hospital's Medical Director Dr Ashok Kumar Banskota. The duo had already breathed their last while they were taken to the hospital, he added.
Both the girls were third grader.
KATHMANDU: At least two students lost their life and 24 others were injured after a compound wall collapsed and buried two classrooms at Pushpanjali Secondary School in Taukhel of Lalitpur, on Friday.
One of the victims died on the spot while another was pronounced dead at the Gwarko-based B&B Hospital, the Metropolitan Police Range, Lalitpur, said.
According to a school official, the wall, constructed by an adjoining real estate, fell upon classrooms of Grade III and VIII. She, however, did not want to give details of the victims.