Friday, December 14, 2012

22 Chinese children injured in knife attack outside primary school

Twenty-two children and one adult have been injured in a knife attack outside a primary school in central China, according to police.

A police officer said the attack in the Henan province village of Chengping happened shortly before 8am on Friday as students were arriving for classes.

The officer said a 36-year-old villager, Min Yingjun, was in police custody. She declined to give her name, as is customary among Chinese civil servants.