Fire Outbreak In Ugandan School Leaves 9 Children Dead

Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr

The Ugandan Police confirmed on Monday that nine children died in a fire allegedly set by pupils in their school and dormitory in South-western .

Police spokesman Emilio Kayima told dpa that the suspected perpetrators had been recently expelled from the Saint Bernard Secondary School in Rakai district.

ALSO SEE  Andela Releases 250 Engineers To Nigeria, Other African Countries

An unknown number of the injured children were rushed to the hospital in the nearby town of Rakai, Kayima said.

Local broadcaster CBS Radio, however, placed the number of the dead at 20.


Trouble For Wizkid! Uganda Court Orders Interpol To Arrest The Starboy ~ SEE WHY!

The exact circumstances of the fire, which had broken out around midnight, were still under investigation.

Write A Comment