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2 more hurt

ALEX DOWNES, alexdownes@nationnews.com

Added 13 February 2018

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One of the students involved in yesterday’s stabbing incident accompanied by a guardian, re-entering the school before being taken away by police. (Picture by Xtra Vision Photography.)

Eleven children have been stabbed since the school term started in September last year.

The latest incident took place yesterday at St Leonard’s Boys’ School, where two 16-year-olds fell victim to the spate of violence involving Barbadian children.

Overall, 13 children, all under age 17, were injured during this spike, including one girl who was struck by a rock and a boy who was chopped.

And in a hastily called press conference, officials of the Ministry of Education said they would hasten plans to beef up security measures to protect students and staff. (AD)

Please read the full story in today's Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

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