İZMİR – Doğan News Agency
A 14-year-old girl attending İzmir's Atatürk Sağlık Meslek Lisesi hig school (in the picture) was the first victim of the aggressor. DHA photo
An unidentified man stabbed two students after entering two neighboring high schools in İzmir on Dec. 6. Both students were rushed to hospital with life threatening injuries.
The aggressor first broke into the Atatürk
Sağlık Meslek Lisesi, a vocational health school, where he approached a group of female students during recess. He then stabbed a 14-year-old girl, identified as B.H.B., four times in the back and the abdomen before escaping to the neighboring İbni Sina Sağlık Meslek Lisesi, also a health school. In the second school, the aggressor also injured a 17-year-old student, identified as B.B.
One of the first victim's kidneys was removed during surgery, doctors said.
An extensive investigation has been opened into the attacks and police are analyzing all security cameras in the areas to find the aggressor’s traces, officials said. The agressor is claimed to be thinner addict, according to initial findings. The Education Ministry has also opened an investigation to determine security breaches at the schools.