14 injuried as fire hits Nizwa school

MUSCAT: The Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulance (PACDA) said that 14 people suffered medium to minor injuries and were taken to the nearest health centre in Nizwa after a fire broke out at Um Al Fadil Primary School in Nizwa on Sunday. PACDA said its team rushed to the site immediately on receiving the information and managed to bring the situation under control, and added that the fire broke out at the school’s learning resources centre. The authority has called upon the importance of complying with safety requirements.