Feb 24

21 children, teacher injured as fire erupts in Lahore school’s classroom

Lahore 21 children burnLahore: At least 21 children and a teacher received burn injuries when a fire erupted in classroom of a private school in Lahore city of Pakistan’s Punjab province, rescue sources said.

The sources said that the incident occurred due to gas leakage in a private school located in Shahdara area of the city. They added that the fire erupted classroom when the teacher tried to light the gas heater.

The injured have been shifted to Meo Hospital for treatment.

According to a private television, four children are said to be in critical condition.

(Source thenewstribe)