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Seven killed in Thailand school roof collapse.


Bangkok. Seven people, including four children, were killed on Monday when the roof of a school collapsed due to a typhoon in northern Thailand. Officials gave this information on Tuesday.

According to the public relations office of Phichit province, 300 km north of Bangkok, the incident happened at Wat Nairn Por Primary School. The death toll rose after a six-year-old boy who was admitted to the hospital died late on Monday night.

According to a Facebook post by the official disaster prevention department, several students had taken shelter in the activity center of the school compound to avoid rain when the roof collapsed, injuring 18 people. He was admitted to the hospital.

Four students, two parents and a school cleaner were among the dead, said Patcharin Siri, a member of staff at the provincial public relations department. The meteorological department has warned of heavy rains in northern Thailand this week.

Inputs From: public relations

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