Twenty students hospitalized after inhaling teargas fired by Nigerian police in Osun

No fewer than twenty students of Fakunle Comprehensive High School, Osogbo, on Tuesday, May 29, 2023, have been left hospitalized, after fter inhaling teargas fired by men of Mopol 39 Base, located directly opposite the school premises.

According to a teacher, who pleaded anonymity, some of the students collapsed as a result of the intensity of the tear gas inside the school. The other students have been asked to go home to avoid breakdown of law and order.

“13 of the students were taken to a private hospital behind the school, while 7 or 8 others were take to Uniosun teaching hospital for treatment. Some of them have been stabilised while others are still under watch”

A parent identified as Gideon, stated that he was told to check Osun State University Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, for his daughter, who was said to have been affected by the teargas.

He said, “When I got here, I was told to check Uniosun Teaching Hospital for my daughter. The students have been sent home after about 20 of them lost consciousness after inhaling tear gas fired by the men of the Mopol base here.”

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