On the afternoon of the 31st, a third-year male student jumped from the roof of the school building and died at a high school in Katano City, Osaka, and a construction worker who tried to stop it also fell and was seriously injured.
According to the school, the boys received life guidance from teachers along with several students from the same club activities until just before.
According to the police, at around 1:45 pm on the 31st, a teacher reported that "students may jump off the rooftop" at "Kansai Soka High School" in Katano City, Osaka.
On the roof of the school building was a 17-year-old boy who attended this high school, who was persuaded by a teacher and a man in his 50s who was scaffolding for the construction of the outer wall of the school building, but about 40 minutes after the report. , The student jumped off the roof, which is about 12 meters high.
The student was taken to the hospital but died shortly thereafter.
In addition, a scaffolding man who tried to stop the students also fell and was seriously injured.
According to the school, this boy was in the third grade, and he suddenly jumped out of the classroom when he was receiving life guidance from a teacher with several students from the same club activities until just before.
The police are investigating the details.
Noboru Otsuki, Deputy Principal of Kansai Soka High School, said, "I feel responsible for losing the lives of my important students. I would like to talk to the teachers who provided guidance to understand the detailed situation."
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The URL is http://shienjoho.go.jp/.
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