After inhaling tear gas fired by mobile policemen in the early hours of Tuesday, no fewer than 35 students from fakunle comprehensive high school, osogbo, osun state, were rushed to the hospital.
The mobile policemen, vanguard learned, were conducting morning drills at the 39 squadron division, which was located across the powerline area from the school compound, along the Osogbo-ikirun road.
Over 35 students collapsed after inhaling the gas, according to a teacher in the school who pleaded anonymity.
meanwhile, the permanent secretary of, the Osun state ministry of Education, Adelina Adetoro, said the situation was under control.
“We hurriedly rushed about 13 of them to a private hospital around Aderin while O’Ambulance took others to Uniosun Teaching Hospital,” he said.