A nursery in Santa Catarina state, southern Brazil, committed an assault with a knife on Tuesday (4th) morning, resulting in the deaths of three young children and two teachers. The suspect has been arrested.
Xinhua News Agency reported that local police said that employees of a nursery in Saudades, Santa Catarina and nearby residents called the police on Tuesday morning that a young man had broken into the nursery and had a knife. Assault.
The suspect is 18 years old, and his motive for the attack is not yet clear.
According to Brazilian media reports, the suspect attempted suicide at the scene of the crime and has now been sent to the hospital for treatment.
The governor of Santa Catarina announced that the state will hold three days of mourning for the victims.