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Posted at: Feb 12, 2018, 12:30 AM; last updated: Feb 12, 2018, 12:30 AM (IST)

Girl gets stuck inside classroom for 8 hrs

Tribune News Service

New Delhi, February 11

Due to negligence of the school administration a girl student got stuck inside her classroom for eight hours in Ganga Vihar, Gokulpuri, yesterday.

After the incident parents of the student staged a dharna outside the school, said a police official.

According to police, the girl was rescued in the evening from the second floor of the school building. She was terrified and has been sent for a medical examination.

Yesterday the school administration took Class V students to a picnic, said the official.

But due to sheer negligence of school administration, they forgot to take along a seven-year-old girl with them. After which the girl got locked in the classroom.

The parents dropped their wards in the school in the morning. After the picnic, the schoolchildren returned to school from where their parents pick them up.

When girl’s parents came to pick her up in the evening, they could not find her at the school gate. They asked the school administration about their daughter, but a staff member told them that the girl didn’t accompany them to the picnic.

However, girl’s mother said she had dropped her daughter and handed her over to a teacher in the school.

The school administration came into action and started searching for the girl in the school. Soon school staff found the girl locked inside a classroom on the second floor.

The girl was found in unstable condition as she was stuck in the classroom for eight hours.

She was taken to a nearby hospital and is presently under the supervision of the police, said a senior Delhi Police officer.

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