Bloody knife attack in northeast China!
State media reported that seven people were killed in a massacre in Kaiyuan, Liaoning Province. The state news agency Xinhua reported, citing the police, that the alleged perpetrator apparently arbitrarily stabbed passers-by in front of a sauna on Sunday morning.
Seven other people were injured. The police were later able to arrest the attacker in a bathhouse. The investigation into the background of the crime is ongoing.
Arbitrary knife attacks are relatively common in China, where firearms are banned from civilians. Often they are committed by angry citizens who see themselves as victims of injustice and want to take revenge on society.