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World Niger: a fire in several classes kills about twenty schoolchildren in Niamey

10:50  14 april  2021
10:50  14 april  2021 Source:   20minutes.fr

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NIAMEY , APR 14 – About twenty young students were charred in the fire of several classrooms made of straw huts in Niamey , Niger firefighters announced last night. “Twenty-one classroom huts caught fire and the children were trapped in the flames,” said fire chief Sidi Mohamed. The fire would have broken out around 4 pm yesterday local time (5 pm in Italy), when the victims were in class . The origin of the flames is still unknown. Nigerian Prime Minister Ouhoumoudou Mahamadou visited the site of the tragedy on the outskirts of the capital and offered his condolences to the parents of the victims.

NIAMEY , NIGER - At least 20 nursery- school children died in Niger on Tuesday in a fire that trapped them in straw-hut classrooms in a school in a poor neighborhood of the west African nation's capital, government officials said. "The fire apparently started around the school gate. Without an emergency exit, many were trapped and students were forced to scale the wall to escape. Those that died were mostly children in the preschool," Mounkaila Halidou said. Another fire service official said 21 straw hut classes caught fire during the blaze and the children were trapped inside them.

Fire, whose origin is unknown, has declared themselves to "16 hours" when the victims were in class

Une salle de classe à Niamey au Niger (illustration). © Gael Cogne / AP A classroom in Niamey in Niger (Illustration). Drama - Fire, whose origin is unknown, has declared itself to "16 hours" at the moment when the victims were in class

the record of the drama is particularly heavy. Twenty schoolchildren died calcined in the fire of several classes in Paille at Niamey , announced Tuesday night the commander of the firefighters of the Niger on public television.

"21 classes in jumps have caught fire. Twenty children were caught in the trap of fire, "said Commander Sidi Mohamed. "Relief is gone quickly, Fire was off (...) But the heat power of the fire was enormous, which allowed the generalized joining of these classes and the children could not get out," he explained.

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Gunmen have attacked a group of aid workers in Niger , killing six French citizens, their local guide and driver, officials say. The gunmen arrived on motorcycles and opened fire , the governor of Tillabéri region, Tidjani Ibrahim, told the French news agency AFP. They were in the Koure region, which attracts tourists who want to see the last herds of giraffe in West Africa. The French government advises against travel to large parts of Niger , a former French colony. The threat of terrorism, in particular outside the capital Niamey and near the borders, is high, the French government says.

Children in Niger enter primary school is at age seven. At all levels of schooling , girls attend less than boys.[14] Literacy rates also reflect educational inequality, with 23 percent of girls over the age of fifteen demonstrating literacy, compared to 39 percent of boys of the same age group.[15] This inequality can be attributed to several factors, including safety concerns, long distances and lack of access to schools , cultural norms that.


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Fire Fires

According to Television Citing Witnesses, Fire Started at "16 hours As the victims were in class. The origin of the fire is unknown. Prime Minister Ouhoumoudou Mahamadou visited the scene of the drama on the outskirts of the capital and presented his condolences to the parents.

In Niger, one of the poorest countries in the world, to remedy the inadequacy of classes, the authorities build thousands of sheds in jumps where children take classes, sometimes on the floor. The fires of these classes in very flammable materials are frequent but rarely do victims.

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