10 Students Hospitalized As Police Fire Teargas Into School

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File photo: Some students in hospital bed.
By ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri
Ten students of Ugborikoko Secondary School in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State have been hospitalized as Officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) allegedly shot tear gas into the school in a bid to disperse some hoodlums around the(school) compound, AUTHENTIC News Daily has gathered.
The students were rushed to the emergency ward Unit of Capitol Hill Hospital along Airport road after the incident.
Some of the students are in critical condition but they were being attended to and some of them have been resucitated by medical personnel simply identified as Dr. Efemena.
It was learnt that some Police Officers were allegedly after some hoodlums within the immediate vicinity of the school, which resulted to the unfortunate incidence.
The Delta State Acting Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Andrew Aniamaka regretted the incident.
DSP Aniamaka said the teargas was not shot in the classrooms of the students.
DSP Aniamaka however confirmed that the hoodlums have been arrested adding that the critical stakeholders including the Uvwie Council Chairman, Hon. Ramson Tega Onoyake are meeting with Police over the incident at the time of this report.

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