3 pupils from Lentegeur High were wounded in a knife fight at the school on Monday.
Of the 3 wounded pupils two were admitted to hospital while the third one fled from ambulance personnel.
According to Western Cape Education Department spokesperson, Bronagh Hammond the two pupils who were admitted were in a stable condition, both pupils are 16 years-old and in grade 10 and 11 respectively.
The pupils were attacked by two other pupils, aged 16, one in Grade 9 and the other in Grade 11.
Hammond said “They will be released today (Monday) and (another) learner, with a head and neck injury, tomorrow.”
The WCED deployed its officials to offer counselling services and assist in restoring calm at school.
Police spokesperson FC van Wyk said, Lentegeur police responded to a complaint of a fight on school premises and found 3 learners who had sustained stab wounds during the fight.
“Two of the learners were admitted to hospital with injuries to their neck, arms and legs.”
” A third learner was taken to the day hospital, where he then allegedly ran away from the ambulance personnel.”