Hello and welcome to the details of Schoolgirl threatens teacher with knife as tensions rise in French schools and now with the details
Nevin Al Sukari - Sana'a - This photograph taken on December 13, 2023 shows the entrance of the school ‘Les hautes Ourmes’ in Rennes, western France, where a 12-year-old college pupil threatened a teacher with a knife. — AFP pic
RENNES (France), Dec 13 — A 12-year-old schoolgirl threatened a teacher with a knife at a school in northern France on Wednesday, the latest in a growing number of incidents that have raised tensions in the French education system.
No-one was injured in the incident in the northwestern city of Rennes but prosecutors said that they have opened a criminal investigation.
“This morning, a pupil threatened a teacher with a knife during a lesson. The pupils, shocked, were immediately moved to safety,” the local education authority said in a statement.
Born in 2011, the schoolgirl “came to class armed with a large knife with the apparent intention of killing her English teacher,” said Rennes prosecutor Rennes Philippe Astruc.
“During the lesson, in class, she brandished the knife at the victim who fled running” before she was “disarmed by the staff of the establishment” of the Hautes Ourmes junior high school, he added.
There have been growing tensions in schools in France, which has large Muslim and Jewish communities, sometimes linked to the war between Israel and Palestinian Islamist group Hamas.
In October, a radicalised Islamist stabbed his former teacher Dominique Bernard to death in the northern town of Arras.
Earlier this week teachers at a school outside Paris refused to work after a group of pupils objected to the showing in class of a painting by Renaissance master Giuseppe Cesari containing several nude women.
Meanwhile, a French court last week convicted six teenagers for their role in the 2020 killing of teacher Samuel Paty outside his secondary school near Paris by a radicalised Islamist. — AFP
These were the details of the news Schoolgirl threatens teacher with knife as tensions rise in French schools for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.
It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at Malay Mail and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.