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School wall collapse: 3 dead, 4 injured in Gujarat


Ahmedabad, April 25: Three persons including two children were killed and four others injured when a wall of a government primary school in Tapi district of Gujarat collapsed on Tuesday, the officials said.

"Two children and one woman staffer of a primary government school died when a wall of a classroom collapsed on them this morning," the district officials said.

Government primary school building collapses in Gujarat. Image for representation only.

The incident took place in Mirkot village of Ucchal taluka of Tapi district in South Gujarat, around 325 kms from Ahmedabad.

Four other children injured in the incident have been admitted to the local hospital, they said adding further details are awaited.

"An inquiry has been ordered into the incident and action will be taken on those found guilty," a statement quoting Rupani said.

Soon after the incident, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani ordered an inquiry into the incident and also announced financial aid for the kin of the deceased.


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