Pupil, teacher shot at Cape Town school

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Cape Town - A teacher and pupil were shot and injured at a Cape Town school on Thursday morning, a Western Cape health department official said.

A teacher was shot in the arm and a pupil in the leg and chest, the department's emergency medical services spokesman Robert Daniels said.

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The shooting took place at the Oval North Secondary School in Beacon Valley around 8am.

Both were taken to hospital in a serious, but stable condition.

According to Western Cape police spokesman Lt-Col Tembinkosi Kinana, two boys, aged 19 and 20, were shot outside the school.

“The motive and the circumstances are being investigated and a case of attempted murder was opened for investigation purposes,” he said.

No arrests had been made.


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