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Classroom Wall Kills Pupil, Injures 2 Others

By Malawi Freedom Network

Classroom Wall Kills Pupil, Injures 2 Others

Standard 1 pupil at Fumbi Primary School in Mwanza district has died after a wall of a classroom fell on him on Wednesday.

The deceased pupil, Livison Enock aged 7, met his fate when a wall fell on him alongside his two friends.

Death Trap: Collapsed School block at Fumbi Primary School

District Commissioner (DC) for Mwanza, Francis Matewere is quoted to have said: “The pupils were hit by the wall as they passed close to the structure during school hours”.

He further said the boy was sadly pronounced dead upon arrival at Tulonkhondo Health Centre.

He confirmed that the other two pupils who sustained injuries are receiving treatment at Mwanza District Hospital.

There are indications that the classroom wall fell as it was in a dilapidated condition after outliving its life span hence unfit for housing learners.

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