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Brazilian teenager stabs, kills two children in Santa Catarina state school

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SAOPAULO (Reuters) – A Brazilian teenager invaded a school in the city of Saudades, in southern Santa Catarina state, and stabbed two children to death on Tuesday, a local government official confirmed.

Silvia Fernandes dos Santos, a city official, said the attack happened around 10 a.m. local time and also that a teacher was seriously wounded. The teenager tried to kill himself after the attack, but was contained and taken to hospital by the police.

(Reporting by Leonardo Benassatto, writing by Tatiana Bautzer; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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