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Haryana: 27 children, 3 workers injured as roof of classroom collapses during repair

According to officials, while 20 children and the three workers needed first-aid, seven children have been hospitalised.

By: Express News Service | Chandigarh |
Updated: September 23, 2021 4:27:18 pm
According to sources, the roof collapsed while the Class 3 students were in a lesson.

As many as 27 children and three construction workers were injured after the roof of a classroom collapsed in a village near Gannaur town, in Sonepat district of Haryana. According to officials, while 20 children and the three workers needed first-aid, seven children have been hospitalised with serious injuries.

According to sources, the roof collapsed when the Class 3 students were in a lesson. The three workers had been carrying out repairs to the roof when the incident happened.

The police have initiated an investigation into the incident.

Further details are awaited.

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