Six children were killed when a kindergarten school building collapsed in Breman Gyambra, a town in the Central Region of Ghana, local media reported on Tuesday.

school collapseSeveral other pupils reported to be in critical condition are responding to treatment at a nearby hospital, according to a report on Citi Fm, a local radio in the capital.

The incident occurred Tuesday morning when the children’s classroom block at the Bremen Gyambra Methodist School, some 130 km west of Accra, collapsed while class was in session, killing four learners on the spot.

Two others died later at the Breman Asikuma Government Hospital on Tuesday morning.

Eyewitnesses told local media that there had been cracks in the building housing the pupils aged between four and five years.

The police from the district command rushed to the scene to control the situation as people gathered to assist in the rescue operations. Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.com.gh

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