Students injured as classroom wall collapses in Bihar school

February 19th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS  

Patna, Feb 19 (IANS) At least 31 students were injured when the wall of their classroom at a government school in Konch in Bihar’s Gaya district collapsed Thursday, police said.
Over three dozen students were studying in the classroom when the wall suddenly collapsed.

“The wall of the old school building collapsed suddenly injuring several students and creating panic in the school and nearby areas,” deputy superintendent of police Harishankar Singh told IANS over telephone.

Singh said that five of the 31 students were seriously injured and were admitted to the Gaya Medical College along with some other injured students.

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