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Learner stabbed to death by classmate

A 19-year-old Bellville South boy was stabbed to death on Monday allegedly over a classroom quarrel.

File Picture: Crime scene. Picture: EWN.

CAPE TOWN - Western Cape police are investigating a case of murder after a Bellville South learner who was allegedly stabbed to death by a fellow pupil.

The incident took place as the 19-year-old Kasselsvlei High School learner was on his way home on Monday.

It is understood an argument in the classroom may have been the motive, which police believe involved a knife.

The grade 11 learner died on the scene.

The police's November Filander said no arrests have yet been made.

"We believe the stabbing is a result of a quarrel that started in the classroom."

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