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Teacher stabbed to death by mother in front of class

The mother of a pupil has stabbed a teacher to death in front of her class in France. The 34-year-old teacher was leading a class of five and six-year-olds in the school in Albi, southern France when the mother attacked.

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Teacher stabbed to death by mother in front of class

The mother of a pupil has stabbed a teacher to death in front of her class in France.

The incident occured in Albi, southern France. Credit: Google Maps

The 34-year-old teacher was leading a class of five and six-year-olds in the school in Albi, southern France when the mother attacked on Friday morning.

French president Francois Hollande described the killing at the Edouard Herriot pre-school as an "abominable drama".

Mr Hollande has sent the education minister to the region in response to the incident.

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