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Guyana school hostel fire kills 19 children, many injured

symbolic picture.

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A fire broke out in the hostel fire of a boarding school in the South American country of Guyana in the early hours of Monday. 19 people died in this incident. However, many others were seriously injured. He was taken to the hospital in a hurry. The fire brigade was informed about the fire, by the time it could reach, the fire had engulfed the entire building. About 20 people have been saved in this.

According to media reports, 14 people died on the spot and five others in a local hospital. Two children remain in critical condition and four have serious injuries, officials said. While six students were taken to Georgetown for treatment, five others are at a hospital in Mahdia and another 10 are under observation. Fire brigade officials said that the personnel of our team had succeeded in rescuing around 20 people by breaking the wall. However, efforts are being made to gather complete information about how this fire incident happened.

President expressed condolences

Guyana (Guyana) President Irfan Ali has expressed grief over the fire incident in the hostel. He said that this is a very terrible, sad and painful accident. I cannot imagine the pain of parents and children in this incident and how we as a country have to deal with such incidents.

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The opposition party APNU-AFC said it wanted an investigation into the incident. At the same time, said that the officers of the Fire Brigade have extended full help in rescuing the trapped children. At the same time, Opposition MP Natasha Singh-Lewis said that we need to understand how this most terrible and deadly incident happened and what measures we all can take to prevent such a tragedy from happening again in the future.

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