Xinhua News Agency, Dakar, April 13 (Reporter Xing Jianqiao and Zheng Yangzi) Niamey News: Niger's fire department said on the 13th that a fire broke out in a primary school in the capital Niamey that afternoon, and at least 20 students were killed. The fire commander of Niamey City, Sidi Mohamed, told national television that a thatched classroom in this elementary school caught fire, and the fire quickly spread to all 21 thatched classrooms. At least 20 students were trapped and unfortunately lost their lives. Niger's Prime Minister Uhumudu Mohammad went to the scene of the accident to express condolences to the families of the students who died on behalf of the government. He said that the Niger's government will make every effort to investigate the cause of the accident. If it is found to be a man-made accident, the perpetrator will be brought to justice.
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