The government reported that at least five students were killed and three others injured, after they fell on Tuesday from the fourth floor of a public university in Bolivia.
“So far we have a report of 5 dead and 3 people in intensive care after what happened in UPEA facilities.”The public university in El Alto, neighboring La Paz, tweeted the (interior) government minister, Eduardo del Castillo.
The first reported balance to the police was three dead and five injured.
Del Castillo indicated that he had instructed a full investigation into what happened.
the incident It happened while students were trying to enter a building on the fourth floor of the university.
According to videos posted on social networks, dozens of students gathered in a corridor outside the room where the appointment was.
There were batches, as the metal handrails slumped under the students’ weight.
The eight students fell to the ground floor, on the concrete floor, while … Others desperately clung to their friends so that they would not suffer the same end, amid shouts.
El Alto Police Commander Colonel Lionel Jimenez said the students were attending a “rally” at the university when the accident occurred.
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