Two pupils Wisdom Ezewudo ‘m’ aged about 3years and another of about 2years, whose identity is yet to be ascertained on Wednesday lost their lives as an overhead water tank fell inside their classroom in Royal Kings Foundation Nursery and Primary school, Nkpor-Agu in Idemili North local government area of Anambra State.
Their death was confirmed at Idemili hospital Nkpor where they were rushed for medical attention.
Two others namely Chimelumeze Obelenwa ‘m’ aged one year seven months and Kosisochukwu Anthony ‘m’ aged one year ten months also sustained various degrees of injuries.
Bittertruth Media gathered that the tank of about 800 gallons capacity filled with water reportedly fell from its high stand from a neighbouring house adjacent to the school on the roof of the pre-nursery class and directly into the classroom.
Confirming the sad incident, Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed said the Commissioner of Police, John Abang had already commiserated with parents of the victims.He added that the commissioner has also ordered for a discreet investigation to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident.