Angry teenager kills eight with knife
A TEENAGER killed eight people with a knife and wounded five more in northeast China after falling out with his girlfriend, it was reported yesterday.
The teen killed two family members and six more people before fleeing, the state-run Legal Daily said. It reported he was caught but did not describe the circumstances.
The official Xinhua News Agency said the attack took place on Wednesday night in Liaoning province. The 17-year-old suspect is from Fushun city and his surname is Li. The attack happened in Yongling town.
Police in Xinbin county, which oversees the town, declined to comment.
Violent crimes are growing more common in China. There were a number of knife attacks against schoolchildren across the country in early 2010 that killed nearly 20 and wounded more than 50.
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