2 Children Die After School Wall Collapses in Noida

The incident took place around 10 am at a private primary school in Noida’s Salarpur village.

Updated17 Dec 2018, 03:19 PM IST
India
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Two children were killed and three others injured after a wall of a school building collapsed on them in a village in Noida on Monday, 17 December, police said.

The incident took place around 10 am at a private primary school in Noida’s Salarpur village under Sector 49 police station limits, they said.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath has ordered a probe into the matter and has directed G B Nagar District Magistrate to oversee the rescue and relief operations. He also announced that the injured should be provided adequate medical aid, reports ANI.

"The CM has directed Noida DM Brajesh Narain Singh to probe causes of the collapse and submit a report," an official spokesperson said, reported PTI.

“Two children have died, while three others were injured in the incident.”
Ajay Pal Sharma, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Gautam Buddh Nagar

SSP Sharma and District Magistrate Brajesh Narain Singh met the families of the victims and took stock of the situation, officials said.

The cause of the wall collapse is yet to be ascertained.

(This is a developing story. More details awaited)

(With inputs from PTI and ANI)

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Published: 17 Dec 2018, 08:16 AM IST
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