Teachers and students stabbed by teenager at Spanish school

World

A teenager has stabbed three teachers and at least one student at a school in southern Spain, police have said.

The incident took place in Jerez de la Frontera, south-west of Seville, at 8.15am local time.

One of the teachers stabbed will need surgery, while three other victims suffered minor wounds, according to the health services.

Police said the attacker was arrested.

The attacker wielded two large knives from his backpack inside a classroom and attacked fellow pupils and teachers, telling them he would kill them, one student’s mother told Canal SUR.

Read more on Sky News:
Ex-Spain boss to be investigated as part of ‘kissgate’ probe
Man dies after being gored at Spanish bull-run

Speaking to Spanish news agency EFE, one student said the boy went “angry” in the classroom, adding: “Then he started to annoy everyone, even the teacher, who hit him in the eye.

More on Spain

“He almost caught my friend and hit another friend in the forearm, and my physics and chemistry teacher in the head.”

Footage from local media showed parents surrounding the school gates following the attack.

Articles You May Like

Trump’s wife and eldest daughter make rare appearance on presidential campaign trail
Tesla releases app update to reduce phantom drain in its EVs
Young people consume around two-thirds of daily calories from ultra-processed foods
U.S. oil holds to gains after three weeks of crude inventory declines
Trump wears bandage like badge of honour – but has shooting truly changed his outlook?