Knife Attack in China Kills 7 and Injures 12 Students

  • A knife-wielding man stabbed at least 7 students (2 boys and 5 girls) to death and injured 12 others in Shaanxi province’s Number Three secondary school near Mizhi County. Chinese police reportedly identified the 28 year old knife wielding suspect as Zhao, who is also a former student of the school. The suspect is currently in police custody and preliminary investigation shows that he stabbed students to take revenge as he was bullied during his 3rd year. Government statement says the attack took place on Friday at around 18:10 local time and the estimated age of the victims range from 12 to 15 years.