News ID: 107410
Publish Date : 03 October 2022 - 21:49
CAIRO (Arab News) – Egypt’s Minister of Education Reda Hegazy has ordered an investigation into the collapse of a stair fence in a girls’ preparatory school in Giza, killing one student and injuring 15 more. According to reports, the police was notified that a section of a concrete stair fence collapsed as students rushed upstairs to their classrooms. In an official statement, Hegazy paid condolences to the family of the deceased student and ordered a probe into the incident. The head of the educational directorate, school principal, and supervisors of the school building were referred to the relevant authorities for further investigation as the minister vowed “firm and urgent action against those responsible,” read the ministry’s statement.
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