According to the pupils who talked to our reporter on the ground, someone poured paraffin in the dormitory at 3am. He then lit the fire and took off.
At least 37 were severely wounded. Few others escaped with minor injuries while scholastic items worth millions of shillings were destroyed.
The fire struck while the children were asleep, said Fulani community official Amadou Sherrif.
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There were no casualties.
“We don’t know what exactly happened."
By the time to the fire broke out at the dormitory, the students were attending night prep.
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