The school is in the Sector 49 police station limits in Noida. (Photo: ANI)
Two children were killed after a wall of a school collapsed at Sector 49 police station limits in Noida. The incident took place around 10 am at a private primary school in Salarpur village under Sector 49 police station limits, the police said. "Two children have died, while three others were injured in the incident," Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Gautam Buddh Nagar, Ajay Pal Sharma said.
Noida: 2 children die after wall of a school collapsed in sector-49 police station limits. CM Yogi Adityanath ordered a probe. He has directed G B Nagar Dist Magistrate to oversee rescue & relief operations & announced that the injured be provided adequate medical aid. pic.twitter.com/JGJOED7gzP— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) December 17, 2018
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered an investigation into the case and directed the district magistrate of Gautam Budh Nagar to oversee rescue and relief operations. He also announced that the injured be provided adequate medical aid. The cause of the wall collapse is yet to be ascertained.
The injured students were undergoing treatment at a local hospital, he said. SSP Sharma and District Magistrate Brajesh Narain Singh met the families of the victims and took stock of the situation, officials said as quoted by PTI.