FILE - Minister of Education Tarek Shawky
CAIRO - 22 December 2018: Minister of Education Tarek Shawky has suspended the General Director of Al-Marj Educational Administration, the Under-Secretary of Administration and the Director of Private Education until an investigation is conducted on whether the school notified the concerned parties about the state of the wall and took the necessary cautionary measures for the students' safety.
The unfortunate incident led to the death of one student, Abdelrahman Mohamed Darwish, and the injury of many others, in addition to emotional distress for those who were present at the time.
The deceased boy and the injured were taken to a nearby hospital.
Although the full details of the incident have not yet been declared, as the investigations are still underway, the ministry has taken a set of actions to ensure that those who are responsible are held accountable.