Man in custody after 11 injured in eastern China knife attack

Eleven people, including children, were injured after a man, who is alleged to have a history of mental illness, attacked others with a knife in eastern China Thursday morning.

Eleven people, including children, were injured after a man, who is alleged to have a history of mental illness, attacked others with a knife in a city in eastern China Thursday morning.

The suspect, 33-year-old Guo Kaibin, was apprehended by police officers and passers-by after the attack at around 7:12am in Ji’an City, Jiangxi Province, local police said in an online statement.

All the injured have been sent to hospital for treatment, and none of them suffer life-threatening injuries.

Family members of Guo claimed he has a history of mental issues, according to the statement.

Investigation is still ongoing. 

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