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CT school beefs up security after pupil stabbed during exam

The Western Cape Education Department says three attackers stormed into a hall at Zandvliet High earlier this week and stabbed a grade 12 pupil.

Picture: Supplied

CAPE TOWN - Security has been beefed up at a Macasssar school after a matriculant was stabbed in an alleged gang attack during an exam.

The Western Cape Education Department says three attackers stormed into a hall at Zandvliet High earlier this week and stabbed a grade 12 pupil.

The learner has since been discharged from hospital and is in a stable condition.

Spokesperson for the provincial education MEC Jessica Shelver says the school has been shut since the incident due to safety concerns.

“Additional emergency security had been provided to the school and counselling has been made available for learners as required.”

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