Hanoi police are searching for a 15-year-old schoolgirl who allegedly stabbed one classmate to death and seriously injured another outside the classroom on Wednesday, Nguoi Lao Dong newspaper reported.
At around 7 a.m. Le Thi Thanh Trang, a ninth grader at the Dong Tam Secondary School in My Duc District, reportedly asked Pham Thi Ngoc Anh and Tran Thi Hoai to come out of the class to talk to her.
The three soon began to fight and Trang suddenly opened her schoolbag, pulled out a knife, and stabbed Hoai in the chest and Anh in the stomach before fleeing.
Hoai was rushed to hospital but died on arrival due to massive loss of blood.
Anh is undergoing treatment.
According to the police, the three girls had conflicts over love affairs.