28 Feb 2018

Fire destroys buildings at Catholic school in New Caledonia

12:33 pm on 28 February 2018

A fire has destroyed several buildings of a Catholic school in New Caledonia.

Arson is the suspected cause of the blaze at the school in Bourail which has had four fires in the past five years.

365 students are affected by the latest fire as the premises can't be used until further notice.

The start of the school year has been marred in various provincial locations because of lawlessness.

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