School girl killed, 20 hurt in tent collapse

Girls were inside massive tent at school

A Saudi school girl and 20 others were injured when a massive tent collapsed inside the school building in the Gulf kingdom, a newspaper reported on Wednesday.

The incident took place at Al Reesh secondary school in the Southern Asir province on Tuesday, when the girls were gathering inside the tent.

“One girl died and 20 others were injured after the tent collapsed. Some school girls also fell unconscious,” the Arabic language daily Alwatan said.

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