Boy dead, two injured as wall of residential school collapses in Ramanagara

Ramanagara, Sep 21 (IANS): In a tragic incident, a 12-year-old boy died and two other children sustained severe injuries after the wall of a government-run Morarji Desai Residential School in Ramanagara district of Karnataka collapsed.

The incident took place on Thursday morning in the premises of the residential school located in H. Gollahalli village near Bidadi.

The deceased student has been identified as Kaushik Gowda, a student of sixth standard. The wall collapsed on him while he was washing face in the morning. The victim had sustained severe head injuries in the incident.

Though he was rushed to the hospital, but he succumbed to injuries due to severe bleeding. Two other children, who had also sustained severe injuries, are being treated at the hospital in Bengaluru.

The parents and family of the deceased boy has condemned the negligence shown by the authorities in ensuring the safety of children. The Bidadi Police have registered a case in this regard and are investigating the case.






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  • Rudolf Rodrigues, Mumbai -Mangalore

    Fri, Sep 22 2023

    No basic safety audits for small children from poor families; only big big talks.....

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  • Sanjay Shenoy, Mangalore

    Fri, Sep 22 2023

    where is education Minister ? what the hell is going on. Talking always nonsense. call him and show the condition of schools.

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