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    Knife-Wielding Man Attacks Crowd in Eastern China Wounding 11 People

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    BEIJING (Sputnik) – Eleven people have been injured after a knife-wielding man attacked a crowd of people in the Chinese city of Jian located in the eastern Jiangxi province, local police said on Thursday.

    The attack took place at 07:12 a.m. local time on Thursday (23:12 GMT on Wednesday).

    Those injured as a result of the incident were hospitalized.

    According to preliminary data, the perpetrator was a 33-year-old local resident. His relatives said he had previously been treated from a psychological breakdown.

    READ MORE: Multiple Children Injured After Stabbing Attack at Kindergarten in China

    Last month one person died and 19 were injured in a stabbing attack in China's Fuzhou. A 48-year-old man attacked people and then jumped in the river. A domestic dispute was reported be the cause of the incident back then.


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