Suspect detained after six killed in kindergarten stabbing in southern China, say police

A man was suspected of attacking a kindergarten in China’s Guangdong province on Monday killing six people and injuring one, police said.

Eyewitness footage showed lifeless bodies on the ground outside the kindergarten and police officers and ambulances at the site.

Reuters was able to locate the footage from the building features as well as nearby buildings and signage seen on file Images.

Lianjiang City’s Public Security Bureau posted a statement on WeChat saying that at about 7:40 a.m. (2340 GMT Sunday) on July 10, 2023, an “intentional injury case occurred in Hengshan Town, Lianjiang City.”

The statement also said that the incident caused six deaths and one injury and they have detained a 25-year-old male suspect.

Media reported the attack in Lianjiang County was a stabbing. No other details were immediately available.