21 students injured in Jind as school roof collapses

Posted By: PTI
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Jind (Har), May 31: Twenty one students and a teacher of a private school of Chatter village in this district were injured today when the roof of a classroom collapsed, police said.

All the injured students are from Class X. Although the school was closed for summer vacation, the students had come to the institution to prepare for Yoga Day celebrations on June 21. 


Eyewitnesses said the roof collapsed because a portion of the school building was in a dilapidated condition. All the injured were admitted to a private hospital here, police said, adding 12 students who received minor wounds were discharged after treatment.

Jind Deputy Commissioner met the injured students in the hospital and ordered an inquiry into the incident.


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