A grade 10 learner died after he was fatally stabbed on Tuesday afternoon in Boschfontein.
It is alleged that the The deceased who was a studentt at Mbambiso High School was stabbed while walking home from school. The Mpumalanga Department of Education confirmed the incident but stated that the matter is under investigation.
“The circumstances that led to this incident are still unknown but the police are investigating. Officials from the inclusive education and wellness units have been deployed to the school to render psycho-social counselling services to leaners, educators and close family members who are traumatised by this unfortunate event,” said the department.