The police opened a criminal investigation after two pupils were stabbed by two fellow students at the Lentegeur High School in Cape Town.
It is assumed that the assault was commited at the Lentegeur High School facility in Cape Town on Monday morning.
“They have received medical attention and are both stable. One will be released on Monday and the other, with a head and neck injury, on Tuesday,” the Western Cape Education Department spokesperson, Bronagh Hammond said.
Bronagh Hammond said the incident took place just before classes began.
The Educational Department and the school expressed their concern as the students of Grades 9 and 11 had come out as instigators of the attack.
“The motive for the incident is currently unknown,” police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk said.
“A case of assault has been registered by police and the investigation is continuing,” Captain FC van Wyk added.
In a separate incident, a 14-year-old boy was stabbed in Pietermaritzburg on Monday.
“On arrival, paramedics found a 14-year-old boy being treated by an on-site nurse. The boy was assessed and found to have sustained stab wounds to his arm, shoulder and back,” ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said.
At the conclusion of ER24 doctors, he was hit with scissors.