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Education Ministry condemns shooting of Vere Technical High student



Ministry of Education | 2012-12-10 00:00:00

The Ministry of Education has strongly condemned the shooting death of a thirteen year old student, Odale Planter, which took place while on his way home from school.

 According to a report from the Ministry’s Regional Office, the victim is an eighth grade male student of the Vere Technical High School, who was shot and killed by gunmen while he was travelling in a taxi .

 The Education Ministry is extremely alarmed by this tragic incident. A Trauma response team has been instructed to visit the school and offer grief counselling services and support, to the students and the teachers who have been affected by this unfortunate incident. The Ministry of Education also offers its condolences to the victim’s family as they struggle with their loss during this difficult period.




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