Sunday, 1 July 2018
Knife-wielding man kills two primary school children because he was angry at the society
A man armed with a knife has attacked students at the entrance to a primary school in Shanghai’s central Xuhui district this morning, killing two of the children, police said. The 29-year-old man attacked three male students and one female parent with a vegetable knife around 11:30 a.m. (0330 GMT), the Xuhui branch of the Shanghai police said on its official Weibo account.
The victims were rushed to hospital but two of the students died, it said, adding that the third student and the parent were not in a life-threatening condition. The man, who was arrested at the scene, was unemployed and angry at society, the police said.