Two girl students killed, three were injured when the hostel wall collapsed on the sleeping children at Lungla in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh.
Two girl students lost their life while two were seriously injured and one suffered minor injury when the hostel wall collapsed on the sleeping children early this morning around 3.15 to 3.20 am at Govt residential upper primary school, Namtsering village under Dudungkhar circle of Lungla Sub division.
The wall of the hostel building couldn’t resist the landslide that occurred due to incessant rain for last many days.
There were total 19 girl students sleeping in the hostel, immediate rescue by the warden and other teaching staff along with villagers nearby helped other students to be rescued unhurt. The unfortunate students who lost their life were
Ms Genden Wangmu ( 10 yrs ) Class VI, D/o Shri Nima Tashi, Village Loudung, Dudungkhar
Ms. Rinchin Lhamu ( 10 yrs ) Class V, D/o Shri Pasaang Khandu Village Dharmaleng, Dudungkhar
Those Seriously are
Ms.Sangey Pema , Class VII, D/o Shri Tsering Namgey Village Tsangkhar
Ms.Lhakpa Eton, Class VI, D/o Shri Leki Khandu, Village Chellengdung
And the one who suffered minor injury is Ms.Ngob Sangmo, D/o Shri Gyirpo Kharteng village.
SP Tawang, ADC Lungla alongwith SDMO immediately rushed to the spot, while the officials from Education deptt and district Administration Tawang also visited and meet the family members of children and teachers of Govt. Residential school Namtsering.
The mortal remains of the two children were sent to Khandro drowa Tsangmo district hospital Tawang for post mortem, while the injured after first aid at CHC Dudungkhar were referred for further treatment at district hospital Tawang.