A fire has raced through a dormitory in Guyana at night, killing at least 19 students and injuring several others at a boarding school catering to remote, mostly Indigenous villages, authorities said.
- Fourteen children died at the scene and another five in hospital
- Most of the students who died were Indigenous
- Police and fire services are working to determine the cause of the blaze
“This is a horrific incident. It’s tragic. It’s painful,” President Irfaan Ali said, adding that his government was mobilising all possible resources to care for the children.
The building in the central…