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Tuesday, 11 May 2021 04:04 GMT

School fire kills more than 20 children in Nigerien capital


( MENAFN )Local media reported that more than 20 students from a nursery school were assassinated in a fire that destroyed the establishment, located in the Nigerien capital Niamey.

Local media reported that more than 20 students from a nursery school were assassinated in a fire that destroyed the establishment, located in the Nigerien capital Niamey.

"25 out of 38 classrooms in the school were devastated by the fire," adding that "the provisional death toll is 20," stated the secretary-general of the National Trade Union of Contractual Agents and Civil Servants in Basic Education, Anadolu Agency reported.

The school where the fire started is located on the southeastern outskirts of Niamey, not far from the airport.


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