Five female teenagers were crushed to death and another two students injured after a wall collapsed at a middle school in Anhui province yesterday afternoon.
The wall toppled at around 2:30 p.m. as students were gathered for a basketball game at Tongren Middle School in Huaibei City’s Xiangshan district. Several students were buried in the collapse and five teenage girls were found crushed after rescuers removed the debris with their bare hands, according to Xinhua.
The injured students are now in stable condition at the hospital. Police have reportedly detained an unknown number of employees at the schools.
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