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Wall collapse school to re-open after pupil death

The Edinburgh school where a pupil was killed when a wall collapsed in the gym is to reopen after conducting structural checks, according to the local authority.

Liberton High has been closed as it underwent a safety inspection. Credit: PA

Edinburgh city council has given the go ahead for pupils and teachers to return to class after an internal inspection found nothing wrong with the rest of the building.

Keane Wallis-Bennett died when a free standing wall at Liberton High School collapsed on her as she was changing for a PE class on April 1.

The Council's education director has hinted to PE department may be demolished in the wake of the tragedy.