Tragedy Struck As Two Pupils Killed, Several Injured After Water Tank Fell On School Roof (Pictures)

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Tragedy Struck in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State as two pupils of Royal Kings Foundation Nursery and Primary School Nkpor-Agu  reportedly killed and several others injured after a water tank fell on the roof of one of the school’s classroom.

Reports by the PPR Officer of the state, Mr. Haruna Mohammed revealed that the water tank of about 800 gallons capacity filled with water fell from its high stand on the roof of the classroom where the pupils are kept.

Mr. Haruna who gave the name of the pupils as Wisdom Ezewudo ‘m’ aged about 3 years and a female pupil of about 2 years, whose identity is yet to be ascertained were confirmed dead on arrival by a medical doctor while two others namely Chimelumeze Obelenwa ‘m’ aged one year seven months and Kosisochukwu Anthony ‘m’ aged one year ten months are responding to treatment.

“An overhead tank filled with water fell into a classroom of Royal Kings Foundation Nursery and Primary School Nkpor-Agu in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State

“Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police Mr. John Abang, has commiserated with parents of the victims and ordered for a discreet investigation to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the incident,” Mohammed stated.

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