Grade 11 pupil stabbed to death on East Rand

Police say the 17-year-old was approached by an unknown group of men this morning and stabbed to death.

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JOHANNESBURG - A grade 11 pupil from Dunnottar in the East Rand has been killed while on his way to school in Springs.

Police says the 17-year-old was approached by an unknown group of men this morning and stabbed to death.

Police spokesperson Kay Makhubela says the motive behind the attack is still unknown.

"We're investigating a case of murder and also appealing to anyone with information to call the police if they have seen what actually transpired."