At least 30 female students of Nsutam Senior High School in the Eastern region have been displaced after fire gutted their dormitory YEN.com.gh has learnt.
According to a report sighted by YEN.com.gh on Starrfmonline.com, the incident occurred in House-four Room 3 at around 9:30am Thursday, November 22 when the students were in their classrooms.
It took the swift intervention of personnel of the Ghana National Fire Service to douse the fire preventing it from spreading to other rooms.
The fire destroyed mattresses, blankets, uniforms ,books and other personal effects of students.
The cause of the fire outbreak is not yet known. Officials of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) and the Fire Service have began investigations into the incident.
Not too long ago, YEN.com.gh reported that five pupils of the Assin Atobease Primary School who were killed in a gory accident last Friday at Assin Atobease in the Assin South District of the Central Region have been buried.
Their burial took place at Atobease on the morning of Wednesday, November 21.
In photos sighted by YEN.com.gh of the solemn ceremony, the deceased were put in identical coffins with their names and photos placed on them.
The pupils, all girls, were run over by an articulator truck while they were attempting to cross the Yamoransa-Kumasi Highway which passes through the town after closing from school. The five died on the spot.
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