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China: Homemade Bomb Used in Kindergarten Attack

Cops found character for 'death' on suspect's wall

(Newser) - Chinese authorities say a homemade bomb was used in an explosion at the front gate of a kindergarten that killed eight people Thursday, including the suspect. Police say the 22-year-old male suspect was identified primarily using security camera footage and DNA collected at the blast scene in the city of... More »

China Quashes News of School Cleaver Attack

Beijing fears copycat attacks, public anger

(Newser) - Chinese authorities, apparently fearing yet more copycat rampages and hoping to dodge public fury, moved quickly to hush up news of yesterday's gruesome kindergarten attack . News of the attack, in which a man hacked to death 7 students, a teacher, and the teacher's mother with a cleaver before killing himself,... More »

8 Killed in China Kindergarten Attack

Man hacks 7 students, teacher to death

(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... More »

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