Nineteen children injured in alleged stampede at a primary school in Ivory Park in Midrand

13 October 2017 | From Arrive Alive

Nineteen children were injured this afternoon after an alleged stampede at a primary school in Ivory Park in Midrand.

ER24 paramedics, along with another service, arrived on the scene to find Provincial services already in attendance.

Paramedics were lead into the school to where they found the young children.

Upon closer inspection, paramedics discovered that a total of nineteen children had sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate. Fortunately, no serious or fatal injuries were reported.

The patients were treated for their injuries and were thereafter transported to various hospitals in the area for further treatment.

The exact details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

Russel Meiring
ER24 Spokesperson

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