Two schoolgirls killed in Nepal wall collapse

Kathmandu, July 1 (IANS) At least two students were killed and 19 others sustained injuries on Friday when a compound wall collapsed on prefab classroom structures in a school in Lalitpur district, neighbouring the Nepali capital Kathmandu.

Following incessant rain, the boundary wall of an adjoining estate fell upon the prefabricated structure of the private school while classes were on.

The bricks and debris struck the classrooms of Grade III and VIII that were closer to the wall, killing two girl students of third grade, The Himalayan Times reported.

At least 19 others — 14 boys and five girls — were injured.

–IANS

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