Pupils stone robber to death

Durban - A man was stoned to death by school pupils, when he and two accomplices tried to rob them at their school on Thursday, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

Brigadier Phindile Radebe said the three men - armed with a knife and a firearm - tried to rob pupils of their cellphones and cash at the school in Umbumbulu at 07:30.

The children retaliated by throwing stones at them.

Two managed to escape and one was stoned to death.