Xinhua reported that the attack occurred in the morning on the streets of Cayyuan in Liaoning province.
The attacker killed seven people and wounded the same number in an apparent “indiscriminate attack”. He was arrested by the police in a bathroom.
An investigation was opened to determine the circumstances of the crime, Caiyuan’s Public Security Bureau said in a statement posted on the social network Weibo (equivalent to Twitter in China).
Knife attacks occur frequently in China, where firearms are banned for ordinary citizens.
In general, these kinds of killings are done randomly by people who consider themselves victims of injustice and take revenge on society.
In February 2019, a man who suspected his wife was infidel, killed eight people and killed seven people in a town in northwest Gansu province.
In April 2018, a person in northern Shanxi Province killed nine high school students and injured 12 others. The 28-year-old killer said he avenged bullying when he was a student at the same college. the victim.