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Minister of Education sympathizes with victims of knife attack at school in SP

The Minister of Education, Camilo Santana, sympathized with the family and friends of the teachers and students injured in a knife attack at a school in São Paulo, this Monday morning (27).

“I am following with dismay the episode of violence that took place at the Thomazia Montoro State School, in the city of São Paulo. I express my solidarity with the relatives and friends of the teachers and students injured in the attack, making the MEC available to the Secretary of Education and the State Government to collaborate in whatever way possible”, he wrote on social networks.

During the attack, a 71-year-old teacher, identified as Elisabete Tenreiro, was killed. Three other teachers and two students were also injured. Their lives are not at risk, according to the São Paulo authorities.

A Physical Education teacher was responsible for immobilizing the aggressor, a 13-year-old student, and interrupting the attack. The Secretary of Public Security of São Paulo, Guilherme Derrite, classified the action as “heroic”.

(Posted by Lucas Schroeder)

Source: CNN Brasil

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