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12 school children injured in knife attack in China

Attacks by disgruntled people targeting kindergarten schools have become common in China


Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 

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At least 12 school children were injured on Wednesday when a man with a knife attacked them at a kindergarten in China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

The man slashed the children with a kitchen knife after entering the Xiaocongzai kindergarten in Youyi Township, Pingxiang City local police said.

The suspect claimed he was at the kindergarten to pick up his child, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Three seriously injured children have been sent to a hospital in Nanning, the regional capital, for treatment.

The suspect is in police custody.

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First Published: Thu, January 05 2017. 07:58 IST