Four girls injured in school wall collapse

HYDERABAD:03 February:As thousands of government schools in Sindh continue to function in dilapidated buildings, four girl students were injured on Friday when bricks from the wall of a classroom fell on them at a primary school in Nao Dambadlo, a rural town in Badin district.

The students, Sonia Manganhar, Samina, Zavia and Somia, aged between eight and 12 years, sustained head injuries. A teacher at the school, Safia, told the local media that around 150 students were enrolled in that makeshift one-room school with a structure made up of bricks and mud walls.

“A similar incident of wall collapse also happened some time ago and two students were injured,” the teacher recalled, adding that besides being dilapidated, the school also lacked other facilities including water and electricity.The news.