Teacher stabbed to death in French school as 16 year-old student arrested

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A student has allegedly stabbed a teacher to death at a school in southwestern France.

Local media reports said the Spanish teacher was killed following the incident which happened in a classroom on Wednesday morning.

Police are on the scene and the student has been arrested.

Education minister Pap Ndiaye sent his wishes to the family of the victim and those at the school where the stabbing took place.

He said: "My thoughts are with the family, colleagues and the pupils. I will be going to the site straight away,"

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