A tense situation arose at a leading girls’ school in Kandana when a group of parents attempted to evacuate their children after a fire broke out at a nearby chemical factory.

According to the police, a situation occurred between the school management and the group of parents when they tried to forcibly enter the school premises to take their children away due to concerns on possible chemical exposure. 

The Kandana Police promptly responded to the situation and a team was dispatched to the school.

A 45-year-old accountant attached to a chemical factory in Kandana was killed after a fire broke out in the premises this morning.