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Man kills three in knife attack in China

Aug. 25, 2013 at 10:26 PM   |   Comments

BEIJING, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- A man wielding a knife went on a rampage in China, killing at least three people and injuring several more before being captured, police said.

The incident occurred Sunday night in downtown Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province in southwest China, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.

Those injured included a 10-year-old girl who was severely wounded, the China Central Television reported.

Police captured the suspect, the report said.

The suspect's motive for the attack and other details were not immediately available.

A man holding a knife killed two boys and a baby girl and injured 13 more, some of them critically, on a moving bus in central China's Henan province Aug. 19. The man escaped but was later caught by police.

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