Knife attack at kindergarten in southeast China leaves three dead and six injured
Three people were killed and six injured in a knife attack on Wednesday (3) at a kindergarten in southeastern China, local police said.
“A criminal wearing a mask broke into a private kindergarten in Jiangxi province shortly after 10am” (local), police said in a statement. The 48-year-old suspect remains at large.
“Security forces are doing everything possible to capture the suspect,” the text adds. A video released by the state-run Beijing Daily newspaper shows a police officer carrying a child into an ambulance.
The ages of the victims were not disclosed. Large-scale violent crimes are rare in China, a country that has strict restrictions on the carrying of weapons. But several knife attacks have been reported in recent years.
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