Monday, August 24, 2009

Tanzania: The fire killed 12 schoolgirls

Dar es Salaam - The fire that broke out in a female high school in the southwestern part of the administrative area of Iringa in Tanzania killed 12 students, 20 of them injured.
Fire at high school Idodi, about 460 kilometers southwest of Dar es Salaam, the largest city and commercial center of this African country, was razed to the ground one bedroom.
"It is still investigating the cause of the fire, but looks like it was created by the candle flame that was lit each student to study at night," said chief of police for the area of Iringa Evaristus Mangala Reuters.
This school attend a total of 461 pupils

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