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Grade 9 pupil in a stable condition at CT hospital after stabbing

The knife punctured one of the 15-year-old's lungs at Modderdam High School.

FILE: His attacker, who is still at large, is believed to be a gangster. Picture: Supplied.

CAPE TOWN - A Grade 9 learner at Modderdam High School, who was stabbed in the chest during school hours on Friday, is now in a stable condition in hospital.

The knife punctured one of the 15-year-old's lungs at the Bonteheuwel school.

His attacker, who is still at large, is believed to be a gangster.

Western Cape Education Department spokesperson, Jessica Shelver, said, "I can confirm that the learner did undergo surgery on Friday and is currently in a stable condition."

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