6-year-old dies after falling into school’s pit toilet

2014-01-21 17:23

A six-year-old boy died when he fell into a pit toilet at Mahlodimela Primary School in Chedeng.

The Grade R pupil went to the toilet and did not come back, said Limpopo education department spokesperson Phuthi Seloba.

The department was investigating how the accident had happened and how it could have been avoided. Seloba said the information from the investigation would be used to prevent similar situations.

“We are sending our heartfelt condolences to the family,” he said.

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