Pretoria pupil breaks silence, apologises after smoking unknown 'drug'
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Pretoria pupil breaks silence, apologises after smoking unknown 'drug'

One of the Pretoria school boys has broken his silence.

Screengrab from a video of a teenager being treated by paramedics after smoking an unknown substance in Pretoria
Screengrab from a video of a pupil being treated by paramedics after smoking an unknown substance in Pretoria / Facebook.

Police have sent an unknown substance for urgent forensic testing after 13 teenagers from Pretoria were hospitalised for smoking the substance.


The substance is known as herbal blend, puff or blazing. 


A few videos have gone viral showing teenagers from Pretoria West, still in their school uniform, in a serious condition. 


The pupils were rushed to a hospital and treated for symptoms including seizures, psychosis, nausea, vomiting, and hallucinations.


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This weekend, however, a video was shared of one of the schoolboys apologising. In the video seen by Jacaranda FM, the learner admits to smoking the unknown substance and  he apologises for his behaviour and acting irresponisbly.

On Facebook user commented on the video that has been spread widely on social media saying, ”He lives, he did not pass away as everyone said. Here is a living witness. He opens the eyes of people. Thank you, Jesus, that the child is still here to tell others the dangers of smoking unknown things.

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