8 Killed in China Kindergarten Attack

Man hacks 7 students, teacher to death
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted May 12, 2010 1:24 AM CDT
Anxious parents and relatives wait at aHospital in Hanzhong City after today's attack.   (AP Photo/Xinhua, Wu Tianchang)
camera-icon View 1 more image

(Newser) – A villager hacked seven children and a teacher to death in an attack on a kindergarten in northwest China today. The attacker, identified as a man in his late 40s who owned the house where the kindergarten was held, killed himself after the rampage, the AP reports. At least 20 injured children were sent to hospital. The attack, the fourth on a kindergarten in China this month, happened despite stepped-up security at schools across the country.

My Take on This Story
Show results without voting  |