Photo shows the collapsed ceiling of a covered court used as a classroom at the Sinubong National High School in Barangay Sinubong, Zamboanga City yesterday.
Roel Pareño
8 students hurt in Zamboanga covered court collapse
Roel Pareño (The Philippine Star) - June 25, 2019 - 12:00am

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — Eight high school students were injured when the ceiling of a covered court they were using as a temporary classroom in a remote village in this city collapsed yesterday.

Teachers said more than 50 Grade 9 students of the Sinubong National High School were holding classes amid heavy rains when water leaked through the ceiling at around 8:30 a.m.

“The students were hit by falling debris,” village councilman Jason Macaso who responded to the incident, said. 

Teacher Leida Peñaflorida said she was in an another schoolbuilding when she heard a loud sound. When she came out, she said she saw the roof fell down.

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