A Brazilian teenager has killed three children and two workers in an attack at a daycare centre, officials said today. The attacker, believed to be 18 years old, then turned the knife on himself, according to police.
He was taken into police custody and was rushed to hospital in a critical condition. The attack happened in the small town of Saudades in the state of Santa Catarina.
Municipal Education Secretary Gisela Hermann described a "horror scene" at the facility, which left locals in shock. She told Reuters in a telephone interview that a female teacher and an educational assistant were among the victims of the attack.Read more on mirror.co.uk