11th June 2004 at 01:00
Ten former junior high-school students have been arrested after an attack in March on teachers during a stunt inspired by the film thriller Battle Royale.

Police allege the boys barricaded themselves into the school's broadcasting room, played music from the controversial film over the PA system and implored students to murder one another. A fight broke out when teachers tried to halt the broadcast.

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