At least 3 children killed, 29 injured in Tanzania hostel fire – report
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – November 25, 2022) At least three children were killed and another 29 injured in a fire at a primary school dormitory in northern Tanzania, Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday. Citing the chief of the local police department.
The accident destroyed the dormitory in the municipality of Shinyanga, according to Janeth Magomi, reports Xinhua news agency.
The police official said the fire started around 11 pm local time (20.00 GMT) on Wednesday, when the girls were already asleep.
The ages of the dead and injured were not specified.
In 2020, a fire broke out at a primary school dormitory in Kagera, Tanzania’s North-West Region, killing 11 pupils and injuring seven others.