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Man, 35, kills three and wounds seven in a stabbing spree at a Chinese supermarket

Man, 35, kills three and wounds seven in a stabbing spree at a Chinese supermarket hours after 39 pupils were hurt in a school knife attack in the country

  • It took place late night Thursday in Putian city of southeast province Fujian 
  • Attacker, a 35-year-old Chinese man, was arrested shortly after the incident
  • Police said the wounded residents were in stable condition at a local hospital
  • It comes hours after a knife attack that injured 37 pupils at a Chinese school

Three people were killed and seven wounded in a stabbing spree at a supermarket in rural southeast China, police have said Friday.

The suspected attacker, a 35-year-old man, was arrested shortly after the incident late Thursday in Putian city of Fujian province, said police without specifying the kind of weapon used. 

The incident came just hours after 39 pupils were and staff were wounded in a knife attack at a primary school in southern Chinese region Guangxi.

The incident took place in Putian city of Fujian province in China

Three people were killed and seven wounded in a stabbing spree at a supermarket in rural southeast China, police said Friday

The picture shows ambulance arriving on the scene after the stabbing spree took place

The picture allegedly shows the attacker, who has not been named by police

The suspected attacker, a 35-year-old man, was arrested shortly after the incident late Thursday in Putian city of Fujian province without specifying the kind of weapon used

Two people died on the scene while the other was pronounced dead in hospital. The injured seven were in stable condition in hospital, according to a police statement.

The alleged attacker is originally from Guizhou province of south-western China.

An investigation for the incident is ongoing.  

The attack came hours after 39 pupils and staff were wounded in a knife attack at a rural primary school in south China’s Guangxi region.

The attacker, reportedly a 50-year-old security guard at the school, was apprehended. 

Videos posted to social media show children with bandages walking out of the school

One man in seen with blood dripping down his face as he holds his forehead in pain

At least 39 students and members of staff have been injured in a knife attack at a kindergarten in south China . Social media footage show children with bandages walking out of the school

The attack occurred at Central Primary School in the city of Wuzhou in the Guangxi autonomous region about 8.30am local time Thursday

Students are seen being treated at a local hospital following the incident

At least 39 students and members of staff have been injured in a knife attack at a kindergarten in south China. Pictured: Students being carried out of the school after the attack and rushed to a hospital in the city of Wuzhou in the Guangxi autonomous region of southern China

All injured staff and students were rushed to hospital for treatment, according to an official notice released by local government. No one is in life-threatening condition.

The school principal and another security guard were the only adults injured in the attack and were taken to hospital in critical condition.

Meanwhile 37 students suffered injuries of varying degrees with at least one in a serious condition.

Violent knife crime is not uncommon in China, where firearms are strictly controlled, with a number of similar attacks at schools in recent years.

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