Knife-wielding man stabs 28 children, 3 adults at kindergarten in China, 2nd attack this week
TAIXING, China - A knife-wielding man attacked a kindergarten class of 4-year-olds in eastern China on Thursday, slashing 28 children in what an expert said was a copycat rampage of two other episodes at Chinese schools in the past month.
A 47-year-old jobless man, Xu Yuyuan, burst into a classroom at the Zhongxin Kindergarten early Thursday, waving an eight-inch (20-centimetre) knife and stabbing a security guard who tried to stop him, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.
Five students were in critical condition following the attack in Jiangsu province's Taixing city and two teachers and the security guard were injured, said Zhu Guiming, an official with the Taixing propaganda department.
A series of school attacks in China in recent years have mostly been blamed on people with personal grudges or suffering from mental illness, leading to calls for improved security."
Not a registered weapon. Only in China?
I do not believe this type of event can be predicted, even with the best of mental health care in any country.
Continually look for ways to move those in charge of what is most precious as fast and as hard as you can.