Girl in stable condition after stabbing by fellow pupil

2013-04-17 11:11

A Johannesburg schoolgirl is in a stable condition in hospital after being stabbed with a pair of scissors by a fellow pupil, officials have said.

Gauteng education spokesman Charles Phahlane said a delegation would visit Dr Malan Hoerskool in Meyerton, south of Johannesburg, where the teenager was stabbed on yesterday.

“We’re sending people now to the school,” he said.

The 16-year-old girl was stabbed in the neck by another 16-year-old girl, apparently after an argument during break.

Lt-Col Katlego Mogale said the injured pupil was in the Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital.

Her assailant was in custody. Mogale was not sure when she would appear in court.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.