The tragedy occurred last Monday, January 30, at the Biba III public school in Biwong-Bulu, a district of the Mvila department in the South region. According to the report of the school's director, at around 9:30 a.m. "a tree near the school fell on the building that houses the school's three classrooms, causing a great deal of material damage and one loss of life”.
The head of the school said a 13-year-old fourth grader died on impact. Three other students, also 13 years old, were seriously injured. "In addition, there were several minor injuries," said the school principal.
The authorities of the district came to the scene of the tragedy. The funeral of the deceased student, the psychological support of the students, the teaching staff and the parents and the reconstruction of the damaged classrooms have been planned.