7 schoolchildren killed, 19 wounded in stabbing attack in China
A man suspected of carrying out the attack has been detained, and the injured are being treated at local hospitals, according to authorities in Mizhi County, Shaanxi Province.
7 children died, another 12 injured after being attacked after school in Mizhi, NW China's #Shaanxi province on Friday; The suspect has been detained and the injured are receiving treatment at hospital, the local government said pic.twitter.com/ap3VYiDMBL— People's Daily,China (@PDChina) April 27, 2018
The incident took place at around 6:10pm local time in Mizhi County, the department said, as children reportedly returned home from school. The majority of students killed and wounded were female, reported Jiemian News.
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