Student killed in Kandahar seminary roof collapse


One student was killed and 13 others injured when the roof of a classroom collapsed in a seminary in southern Kandahar province.

The incident happened in Al Noria Seminary this afternoon, Kandahar Education Department Spokesperson Nazar Mohammad Samimi said.

He did not provide more information about the incident but an eyewitness and resident of the locality said Hamza Al Noria Madrassa where hundreds of children were studying was functioning in an old house.

He said one student was killed and 13 others injured in the roof collapse incident.

Mirwias Hospital Director Dr. Mohammad Qasim told local media that one body and 13 injured had been shifted to the hospital from seminary.

He said the injured students were being treated, adding that three injured were in critical condition.

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