20 children killed In the South American country of Guyana, there has been a big accident. A fire broke out in a school house here, killing at least 20 girls and hurting many others. 20 children killed In a statement, the government of Guyana, a country in South America, said that a fire started in the dorm of a high school in the city of Mahdia. About 320 kilometres separate the city from the capital, Georgetown.
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On Monday morning, a fire broke out in a school housing in Guyana, a country in South America. The fire has killed 20 people. 20 children killed Dozens of people have been hurt and rushed to the hospital to get help.
20 children killed and many injured in Guyana
20 children killed Help is being given and people are being saved at the scene. The number of people who have been hurt is still unknown. The number of people who have died may go up even more.
12–18-year-olds go to school
In a statement, the government said that several female students died in the fire and that many others were hurt and were being treated. 20 children killed The statement said that a number of students have been flown to the city to get medical care. 20 children killed Gerald Gouveia, who is in charge of security at the school, says that the fire started in the hostel between Sunday and Monday night. This school is for kids between the ages of 12 and 18.
Reports from the news sources say that the school hostel where the fire started is in the city of Mahdia, which is in the middle of Guyana. The fire’s exact cause has not yet been found. Local reports say that 20 people are known to have died so far. All of the children are thought to have died. Because of the fire, these kids were stuck in the hotel.
The fire started around midnight on Sunday, when most of the children were sleeping, according to police. The bad weather is making it hard for the fire department to put out the fire, they say. Some of the hurt children are said to be in bad shape, and plans are being made to get them to the capital, Georgetown.
Not yet known what started the fire.
He said that it’s too soon to say what started the fire. People say the fire was so bad that it took more than 24 hours to put it out. The school was ruined in every way. The local newspaper Stabroek News said that the fire started in a girls’ room, and that bad weather made it hard for the fire to be put out by air. Natasha Singh-Lewis, a member of the opposition, has asked for a full investigation into the issue.
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President showed sadness
Guyana’s President Irfan Ali has also said that he is sad about what happened. He has said, “This is a very bad and painful accident. I can’t think how painful it must be for the parents and children, but we have to deal with it as a country.”
Those who are hurt are taken to the hospital by air ambulance
Media sources say that plans are being made to send an air ambulance to Georgetown to take seven hurt children there. In addition to this, five planes are also getting close to the spot. People say that students are still stuck in the dorm and that their screams can be heard. The town of Mahdia in Guyana is known for its gold mining, and children come to the school from nearby towns and villages.