Death toll in NW China knife attack rises to 9

Xinhua
The death toll rose to nine in a knife attack near a middle school in northwest China's Shaanxi Province on Friday, local police said on Saturday.
Xinhua

The death toll rose to nine in a knife attack near a middle school in northwest China's Shaanxi Province on Friday, local police said on Saturday.

The incident occurred around 6:10pm on Friday near the No.3 Middle School in Mizhi County. Of the dead victims, seven were female and two male, according to the local government.

A male suspect has been detained. The injured are receiving treatment in hospital.

Further investigation is ongoing.


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