Seven school college students died and 4 had been injured throughout a tragic incident in Bolivia when a railing collapsed, sending them falling from a fourth-floor balcony.
Wild video of Tuesday’s incident confirmed a mass of scholars from the Public College of El Alto packed onto the balcony earlier than the railing gave approach.
The tragedy occurred within the college’s monetary sciences constructing, as college students tried to enter a lecture corridor for an meeting.
The footage, obtained by The Solar, additionally confirmed one younger lady pushing one other close to the railing moments earlier than it collapsed.
Bolivian Police normal commander Jhonny Aguilera Montecinos on Wednesday stated the lady seen within the battle will likely be questioned as a part of the investigation, native retailers reported.
Montecinos additionally attributed the reason for demise for the victims as being as a result of “multiple trauma.”
“We regret the tragedy that occurred at the Public University of #ElAlto (UPEA), where there were several deaths and injuries,” Bolivian President Luis Arce wrote on Twitter.
“Our deepest condolences to the people of El Alto and to the suffering families. We await the prompt clarification of the facts.”
With Submit wires