Man stabs 8 students in C China

2014-05-21 00:46:12 GMT2014-05-21 08:46:12(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English
A student gets treatment in a local hospital in Macheng city of central China's Hubei province. A man stabbed eight students on Tuesday in an elementary school in Macheng city.[Photo/icpress.cn] A student gets treatment in a local hospital in Macheng city of central China's Hubei province. A man stabbed eight students on Tuesday in an elementary school in Macheng city.[Photo/icpress.cn]
A student receives treatment in a local hospital in Macheng city of central China's Hubei province. A man stabbed eight students on Tuesday in an elementary school in Macheng city. One student suffered serious injuries, while the other seven had minor injuries.[Photo/icpress.cn] A student receives treatment in a local hospital in Macheng city of central China's Hubei province. A man stabbed eight students on Tuesday in an elementary school in Macheng city. One student suffered serious injuries, while the other seven had minor injuries.[Photo/icpress.cn]
Three injured students are being taken to the hospital in Macheng city of central China's Hubei province. A man stabbed eight students on Tuesday in the school. One student suffered serious injuries, while the other seven had minor injuries.[Photo/icpress.cn] Three injured students are being taken to the hospital in Macheng city of central China's Hubei province. A man stabbed eight students on Tuesday in the school. One student suffered serious injuries, while the other seven had minor injuries.[Photo/icpress.cn]
A video grab shows two injured students leaving an elementary school under protective care in Macheng city of central China's Hubei province. A man stabbed eight students on Tuesday in the school. One student suffered serious injuries, while the other seven had minor injuries.[Photo/icpress.cn] A video grab shows two injured students leaving an elementary school under protective care in Macheng city of central China's Hubei province. A man stabbed eight students on Tuesday in the school. One student suffered serious injuries, while the other seven had minor injuries.[Photo/icpress.cn]
A man carries a student in his arms and rushes to the hospital in an elementary school in Macheng city of central China's Hubei province. A man stabbed eight students on Tuesday in the school.[Photo/icpress.cn] A man carries a student in his arms and rushes to the hospital in an elementary school in Macheng city of central China's Hubei province. A man stabbed eight students on Tuesday in the school.[Photo/icpress.cn]
This photo shows the gate to the elementary school in Macheng City where a man stabbed eight students on Tuesday. One student suffered serious injuries, while the other seven had minor injuries.[Photo/icpress.cn]] This photo shows the gate to the elementary school in Macheng City where a man stabbed eight students on Tuesday. One student suffered serious injuries, while the other seven had minor injuries.[Photo/icpress.cn]]

WUHAN -- A man stabbed eight students on Tuesday in an elementary school in Macheng City of central China's Hubei Province. The injured were hospitalized with no deaths reported yet, local authorities said.

One student suffered serious injuries, while the other seven had minor injuries. The man rushed into the Wulidun elementary school carrying a kitchen knife at noon and started to attack students, according to the Macheng government.

Police received a call at 12:28 pm and caught the 35-year-old suspect at the scene.

Further investigation is under way.

 

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