Security at UFS to be tightened following student stabbing

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Lacea Loader, spokesperson for the University of the Free State, has said that plans to tighten security at the university are underway following the stabbing of a female student on campus.

Loader says that the ongoing exams, which will end on Wednesday this week, are also a motivating reason why security will be tightened.

She adds that these security same measures will be taken when the school reopens doors for its 2017 students.

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The unnamed 28-year-old female victim was stabbed around 05:00 in shower rooms at Marula Senior Residence in Bloemfontein. She has reportedly sustained injuries to her back. She is said to be in a stable condition Bloemfontein.

Marope confirmed earlier on that no arrests have been made and police are working with campus security and campus officials to find the culprit.

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