Two killed, over 20 injured in stampede at Chinese school

The incident happened when some students in an experimental primary school were going to the toilet in the morning.

Published: 22nd March 2017 11:16 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd March 2017 01:18 PM   |  A+A-

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BEIJING: At least two students were killed and 20 others injured today in a stampede at a primary school in China's central Henan Province.

The injured were being given medical assistance, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. The incident happened when some students were going to the toilet around 8:30 a.m. in the No. 3 experimental primary school of Puyang county.     

The cause of the accident is being investigated, the report said. 

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