Pupil gives birth at school

2012-08-03 09:04

A Grade 11 pupil who had concealed her pregnancy gave birth at Marburg Secondary School in Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal.

The 17-year-old suffered pains throughout the day when a fellow pupil alerted the principal, The Witness reported today.

KwaZulu-Natal education spokesperson Sihle Mlotshwa said paramedics were contacted but when they failed to turn up, a doctor was called in.

The girl gave birth in the sick room.

Mlotshwa said teachers were not aware of her pregnancy and she did not show signs of it. 

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