the The murdered children are said to be between the ages of 4 and 7The exact circumstances of the injured are unknown. In the morning, the perpetrator of the massacre had stopped his motorbike at the entrance of the building, Cantinho Bom Pastor’s private kindergarten, and then stormed into it brandishing a machete.
Three days of mourning – Santa Catarina’s government decreed mourning for three days. Then Deputy Governor Marilia Baum said classes were suspended in all schools in the state. President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva commented, “There is no greater pain than that of a family losing helpless children and grandchildren, my condolences for this brutality.” The head of state added, “For any human being with Christian affection, a tragedy like this is unacceptable, it is an act of hate and cowardice.”
Attacks on schools in Brazil- The kindergarten attack comes less than ten days after a school in São Paulo was targeted by a teenager who stabbed a teacher and wounded three others, in addition to a student. Since 2011, more than ten schools have been attacked in Brazil.
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