Mass Stabbing at Primary School on First Day of New Semester in China

Police investigating the scene of the attack. (Image:
Police investigating the scene of the attack. (Image:

A parent knifed a teacher, and nine students at a primary school in Hubei Province on September 1, leaving six dead, and three seriously injured, according to

The suspect, Chen Yanfu, committed suicide after the killing. His child was recently dismissed from the school due to poor grades, and was refused admittance to another school.

Chen returned to the original school to request a place, and carried out the attack after he was told the class was full.


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