6 Children Killed in Accident, Stampede at Chinese Primary School


Six children were killed and about two dozen injured in an accident and stampede at a primary school in southwestern China on Friday, authorities and reports said.
The Yunnan Information Daily reported that the incident occurred when some children punched two three-meter [nearly 10 feet] tall mattresses causing them to fall on top of other children.

In the aftermath, children rushed down a stairway, causing some to fall and be trampled, it added.

The incident occurred at Kunming’s Mingtong Primary School, authorities and reports said.

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