An eighth grader was injured after a section of the school ceiling fell on him at Government Muslim High School in Chittagong yesterday during a class.
The injured Mustakimul Alam, 14, son of Morshedul Alam was given primary treatment after the incident, said SM Ziaul Haidar Henri, the Head Master of Government Muslim High School.
The incident took place on the third floor of Academic Building-1 at around 8:15am while a class of the morning shift of the school was in session, said Ziaul Haidar.
“A small portion the ceiling fell down on the boy. He hurt his hand and thigh in the incident,” the head master said.
School sources said students were gripped by panic after the incident.
“The students of the class later were shifted to another room to avoid further accidents,” the Head Master said.
He also said four rooms at the school are in bad condition and need repairs urgently.