Learner Stabbed to Death in a School in Gauteng

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The death of pupils in Gauteng schools increases to 16 since the start of this academic year.

It was said according to statement by the department where they expressed their heartfelt condolences of the death of a 14 years old learner who was stabbed to death by a fellow learner.

“We take this time to send our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and the school community during this time of grief. No words are enough to express our sorrow at a loss of a child. We hope that the family will find comfort in the knowledge that we too share their loss,” said Gauteng Education MEC Mr Panyaza Lesufi.

The incident happened at Freedom Park Secondary School.

The reason behind the altercation is yet to be known. The grade 10 perpetrator is on the run and police have launched a manhunt and investigation.

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