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Around 20 students trapped as school roof collapses

DERA GHAZI KHAN: More than 20 students were trapped when a roof of a government school building collapsed here in Dera Ghazi Khan on Wednesday, ARY News reports.

It is being said that the roof came crashing down as it was in a delipitated condition.

Rescue teams arrived at the scene and rescue operation is underway. Incharge of the rescue operation Dr. Nasir Hayat has said that five students have been shifted to a hospital for treatment while the rest are being recovered from the debris.

Parents of the students arrived at the school after receiving news of the incident and started finding their children.

Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif took notice of the incident and has formed an inquiry team to probe the incident. He has announced Rs. 25,000 relief to each student.

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