Nepal | May 30, 2020

Storm blows away Myagdi school roof

Rastriya Samachar Samiti
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BABIYACHAUR, MYAGDI: A storm blew away corrugated metal roof of Ramche Primary School building at Marang in Dhaulagiri Rural Muncipality-6 in Myagdi district on Thursday noon.

The storm blew away the roof of a building with two rooms – school administration office and a classroom of grade 5 – yesterday, according to the school principal Chhote Lal Thakur.

However, no human casualty is reported as the incident occurred after the classes were over, said the head teacher Thakur.

Some materials present in the administration office were also damaged partially.


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