Limpopo Grade 10 Learner Stabbed to Death by Another Learner, SA Saddened

Limpopo Grade 10 Learner Stabbed to Death by Another Learner, SA Saddened

  • A learner from Limpopo stabbed and killed another learner, who was in Grade 10, at a cultural event
  • His mother found him in a pool of blood, and he died later from his wounds, leaving the community in a state of shock
  • South Africans are torn by the death and affected by the level of violence in school among young people

Tebogo Mokwena, a Briefly News current affairs journalist in Johannesburg, South Africa, covered policy changes, the State of the Nation Address, politician-related news and elections at Daily Sun and Vutivi Business News for over seven years. Do you have a hard news story you would like to share? Email with CA in the subject line.

A learner was stabbed and killed at an event in Limpopo. The learner's mother found her son lying in a pool of blood
The death of a learner hurt the nation. Images: Carlballou and NickyLloyd
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LIMPOPO – A community in Limpopo was left in shock after a learner killed another learner during a cultural event. Netizens were touched by the incident and were saddened by the level of violence found in schools.

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Limpopo learner stabbed to death

According to SABC News, the incident took place at a cultural event. The boy was stabbed to death by another boy, and his mother, who rushed to the scene, found him lying in a pool of blood.

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A teenager who witnessed the incident said she was attending the event and assisted in transporting the young boy to the hospital. He got stitches but later died from the wounds. She was saddened when she found out that he died. The Department of Education is investigating the incident.

Netizens devastated by the loss

South Africans on Facebook were shaken and devastated by the incident.

Aya Nda said:

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"Imagine the pain his mom is going through now."

Maggerly Matlhake said:

"Our kids go to school with knives already. Teachers are not safe. How are they going to be asked for their homework by teachers if they are violent like this?"

ChaRmaine Charmaine said:

"I pray for my daughter every day."

DR ITO 325is said:

"God protect our children."

Sarah Hepburn said:

"In my day, pupils took sandwiches to school, not knives."

Pupil stabs another pupil to death in a fight

In a similar article, Briefly News reported that a learner was stabbed to death at a school in Ennerdale during a fight.

It's believed that the fight occurred between two children who were members of different gangs, and one of them was rushed to the hospital.

South Africans remarked that lawlessness and violence have dramatically increased in recent years.

Source: Briefly News

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