A 16-year-old boy has died after he was stabbed by a fellow learner at Scottsdene High School in Kraaifontein.
It is believe that the attack was gang related. The grade 8 learner died in hospital following the incident.
The Western Cape Education Department’s Jessica Shelver said that the incident occurred after morning break.
“Scottsdene High School has reported that a grade 8 learner died after being stabbed during an altercation at the school with another learner.”
“She went on to say, “The school believes at this stage that the incident is gang related. The incident reportedly happened as the learners were returning to class after morning break.”