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Zamboanga teen beaten and stabbed by school bullies

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The victim was already being bullied regularly prior to the incident.

A 17-year-old student of Recodo National High School in Zamboanga was just trying to make his way home when he was attacked by a mob of his fellow students.

The victim, whose identity has been withheld, goes by the alias "John-john", and he shares that prior to the incident, he was already being bullied by the same students who beat him up and stabbed him twice with an ice pick.

Though he doesn't know their names, he recognizes them as the group who has been regularly bullying him.

His mother has decided to pull "John-john" out of school until the suspects are caught and are made to pay for what they've done.

The victim's family plan to press charges against those responsible for the attack and they are also urging the school's management to make sure proper disciplinary actions are carried out.

TV patrol reported on the incident. See the video below for more details.

Read: Anti-bullying act: helping schools keep your child safe

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