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* Staircase collapses in Sri Lanka's National Museum injuring 36 school visitors
Thu, Mar 28, 2013, 08:09 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 28, Colombo: At least 30 school children and several teachers were injured this afternoon when a staircase at the Colombo National Museum collapsed, the police said.

The injured have been rushed to the Colombo National Hospital for treatment.

None of the students have sustained serious injuries, Director of the Colombo National Hospital, Dr. Anil Jasinghe said. However, the injured students are in a state of shock, he added.

The injured students accompanied by parents and teachers were from Galagedara-Girihagama Primary School in Kandy, Sumanajothi College in Welimada and Dambarella college in Middeniya, police media spokesman said.

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