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.

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