The Delhi police on Thursday registered a case of death due to negligence in connection with the stampede in a government school in north-east Delhi in which five girls were killed.

However, the FIR does not mention any names.

Delhi Police spokesperson Rajan Bhagat said a case under Indian Penal Code Section 304(A) -- causing death by rash or negligent act -- and Section 337 (causing hurt by an act which endangers human life) have been registered.

Asked why no one is named in the FIR, he said police’s first priority is to ensure that the injured got better treatment and keep the law and order situation under control in the area.

“The case has been registered to facilitate further investigations,” he said.

Five girls were killed and 27 of their co-students injured six of them very critically, in the stampede in a Government school in North-East Delhi’s Khajuri Khas on Thursday morning.

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